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READERS THEATER MIDDLE SCHOOL BRAINTEASER MYSTERY SCRIPT

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This Middle School Readers’ Theater brainteaser mystery script will give students practice in reading, comprehension and writing, while having lots of fun. The Mystery of the Stolen Laptop readers’ theater script will entertain your students and require them to perform inference tasks to solve clues. The script is intended for 8 readers but the number of readers can be contracted or expanded depending on how many groups you wish to have. This funny and engaging story is about the theft of a laptop at school and the detective work that two characters use to track it down. The main character parts range in age from 10-14.
Matt fears he isn’t as speedy at working things out as his clever friend Sophie is, but he manages to wow her in this story- and discover where his stolen laptop is!


To track down the missing laptop students will unscramble anagrams. They will also work out clues using a numbers-to-alphabet code. After finishing, students have to discuss and write on six questions, complete a journal entry, and design a ‘Where’s Waldo?’ style drawing for a fellow student. This resource will delight both entire classes and small groups of early finishers. Question sheets and answers are included.

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If your students enjoyed this script, they will have fun with Matt and Sophie's next detective romp:
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Try a scary mystery: READERS' THEATER SCARY MYSTERY
Try a seasonal mystery: READERS' THEATER CHRISTMAS MYSTERY SCRIPT
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Students will also love the 15 tales in
Mini Mysteries grades 5-8. Matt and Sophie star in a few of these tales.
Matt and Sophie have a long story mystery of their own, with tasks for the students to perform: Brain teaser mystery fun inferential skills practice
Or select a bundle of ELA Games and mini-mysteries:
Brain Teaser Bundle grades 5-8

or just ELA Games Grades 5-8


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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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