Making inferences is a crucial skill for students to have in order to become successful readers. This activity is a lesson that focuses on the skill of making inferences while also challenging students to solve a mystery. Students must analyze the five documents in order to solve who stole the missing donuts. They must work collaboratively to complete a worksheet, write a report and share their answers with the class. This activity works well as an introduction to a mystery unit or as a standalone lesson focusing on inferences.
This lesson includes:
-1 report page
-1 reflection paper
-1 Answer sheet with suggestions