Mystery of the Missing Pencils: This activity consists of a 10 chapter mystery for the students to read or have read to them. Each chapter is approximately 10 pages or less using an enlarged font (24 point Arial). Students can listen the the chapters using a compatible reading software for the epub version that is included and/or following along the pdf as the teacher reads the story. Before, during and/or after the chapter, students will work on learning the characters using their character cards, learning the vocabulary using their vocabulary cards and vocabulary notebook and understanding of the story with sequencing cards. It also includes main idea, setting, prediction, supporting detail, dialogue, figurative language and inference.
Extras-Assessments for each chapter. Character cards, main idea and setting cards, sequencing cards and vocabulary cards for each chapter. It also includes vocabulary notebook setup, teacher suggestions and lesson plans (answers are embedded within the lesson plans). Plus an epub version and pdf of each chapter.
This was written for middle school special needs students but would work for some high school special needs as well. View the sample pages.