Mystery Writing Unit Plans

Mystery Writing Unit Plans
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52 KB|16 pages
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These mystery writing unit plans include the following minilessons:

1) What makes a good Mystery story?
2) Planning Problem/ Solution
3) Planning Clues
4) Planning Characters
5) Planning Setting
6) Planning story: plot beginning, middle, and end
7) Building Suspense
8) Using Mystery Planning Sheet to Help Organize Writing
9) Focusing on Characters
10) Character Personality and dialogue
11) How to Use and Punctuate Dialogue (Conventions)
12) Editing
13) Revising Reminders

This also includes the following handouts and rubrics for students:
1) Story Mountain Planning Template
2) Character Planning Template (Internal and External Characteristics)
3) Planning Your Mystery Planning Guide (2 Pages)
4) Mystery Revision Guidelines Handout
5) Two Rubrics for Grading Mystery Pieces (you can choose which one you like best!)

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Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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