Mystery Writing: Activities for Grade 3 Writer's Workshop

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th
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36.69 MB   |   60 pages

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This item is perfect for a fictional narrative/ mystery writing unit! Designed for grade 3, but adaptable for 2 or 4 based on your kiddos!

The product provides a framework for your kiddos to write their very own mystery story.
It is broken down into 5 writing sections:
1. Introduce the Characters (detectives)
2. The crime/mysterious event
3. Suspects
4. Clues
5. Conclusion
For each section there are:
-success criteria suggestions,
-a planning sheet/graphic organizer,
-sample filled our graphic organizer
-mentor/sample writing piece.

Also included for editing:
-Self-edit checklist
-Partner edit checklist and 'feedback flippy book'
-Sample Checklist for assessment

Mini-Lesson BONUS activities:
I added all the activities I used for mini-lessons throughout the unit. Lots of fun hands on activities, craftivities and collaborative printables to help your little writers create a perfected piece.
Mini-lessons include:
-Adjectives- Class wide activity &What is an adjective Poem
-Word Choice- Racoon Craftivitiy
-Quotation marks- Poem, practice sheets, suggested activities
-Developing Characters- Anchor Chart base, 2 character development sheets (for different ages/levels)

Check out the preview for an overview of all the pages!
Total Pages
60
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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Mystery Writing: Activities for Grade 3 Writer's Workshop
Mystery Writing: Activities for Grade 3 Writer's Workshop
Mystery Writing: Activities for Grade 3 Writer's Workshop
Mystery Writing: Activities for Grade 3 Writer's Workshop
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