SECOND EDITION! Engage students in higher cognitive thinking with DOK questioning as they learn through the mystery genre, while teaching the skills of inferring and vocabulary acquisition.
Do you love a good mystery? Do you want your students to read and love them too? This unit is full of items and ideas for completing a unit about the Mystery.
Suggestions for Additional Learning
“Top Secret” Images
Mystery Book Title Clues
Parts of a Mystery Information
F.B.I Identification Cards
F.B.I (Fabulous Book Investigations) Cover Page and Door Image
Suspect List Worksheet
Word Play Puzzles (& key
Fabulous Book Investigator Notebook Clue Catcher
Fingerprint Identification Work
Inferring Picture Page
Multi-Flow Map (Cause and Effect) with key
Vocabulary and Annotating Images
Detective Case Report (Book Report
Detective’s Opinion Based on Facts
Disguise Day Plans
Powers of Observation (with key)
Internet Investigations (author study)
Mystery Word Pages (& key)
If you have a SMART Board or ActivInspire software, my Fingerprint Sorting
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fingerprint-Sorting-Interactive-Whiteboard-Activity compliments this unit nicely.
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