Following the format of the Number Detectives, we once again put on our detective hats to this time, follow the clues to find the guilty Word. This packet uses both the whole to part and the part to whole approach to looking and studying words and their makeup. This uses a unique approach to a familiar method of word study. Skills studied: Long/Short Vowel Sounds, Silent e, Letter Patterns (CVC), Letter Blends, Singular/Plural, Syllables, Capitalization, and Rhyming Words. This is intended to be used for early elementary age students who already have a basic ability to reading.