The Westing Game—96 Task Card Activities
Organize activities and clues using Task Cards that are divided by chapter groupings and also include
**Comprehension Questions with Answer Key
**Prompts for Story Trail Activities
Chapter Task Sets A-P:
Task Cards 1 - 4
The variety of characters and unfolding events of The Westing Game provide the perfect background to differentiate task cards.
Activities can be modified easily for readiness—include more or less detail for tiering
Task Card 5: What’s Going On?
Throughout the novel, quiz students individually or in partners about the main ideas of each chapter grouping.
Use with the Story Trail as a discussion to summarize what happened and to make predictions about future events.
Task 6: Trail of Clues
Throughout each chapter grouping, create symbols that summarize and make predictions about the story on a large poster. Students can add details to the trail as well as show peaks and valleys to correlate to action in the story.
Want to complete your Westing Game unit? Download these activities from Challenging Minds! on TPT to guide students through the mystery as you track clues, events, and characters!
**Westing Game Case File
Follow the suspects, gather clues, and record observations throughout the novel to guide students step by step in solving the case!
**Westing Game Who’s Who Interactive Bulletin Board
Use magazines to find photos to track clues and character developments as the story unfolds!
**Westing Game Clue Cards
Align and post clues as they are revealed!