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MYSTERY Themed Creative Writing Prompts
Vocabulary, Guidelines, Tips for Writing, Rubrics, Checklist for Students, Word Banks
25 prompts, photographs, elements . . . and more Grades 4-5-6
WRITING PROMPTS: for Mysteries . . . NO PREP . . . WRITING . . .
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Writing Prompts for Mysteries CONTENTS . . .
Ways to Use Writing Prompts for Mysteries
What is Fiction?
Guidelines for Good Writing
Tips on Writing Mysteries
Writing Prompts: Five Mystery Story Photographs 20 Prompts
. . . Writing Prompts: Photographs with 21 words in each Word Bank
Writing Prompts: Five Mystery Photograph Prompts
. . . Writing Prompts: each with Five Questions to Think About and a Word Bank of 9 Words
. . . Writing Prompts: Final Piece of the Puzzle Photograph Prompt
. . . Writing Prompts: Haunted House Photograph Prompt
. . . Writing Prompts: Top Secret Photograph Prompt
. . . Writing Prompts: Ghost Town Photograph Prompt
. . . Writing Prompts: The Missing Journal Photograph Prompt
Writing Prompts: Student Writing Checklist
Writing Prompts: Teacher Grading Rubric for Writing
Writing Prompts: Ten Terrific Tips for Delivering a Speech
Writing Prompts: Teacher’s Grading Rubric for Speech Delivery
Writing Prompts: Mystery Story Elements Task Cards - Mix and Match
Cover, Contents, Directions, and Award
Writing Prompts for Mysteries © Jean VanDerford and Linda Schwartz
Photographs: Credit is on the page each is used.
Cover Photograph © bradcalkins - Fotolia.com
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Themes . . . space, monsters, creatures, spooky, superheroes, clowns, dinosaurs, dragons, animals, insects, bugs, sports, fairy tales, plants, friendship, success, kindness, weather, mystery, butterflies
Seasons and Holidays . . . Begin School, Patriotic, Fall, Autumn, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter, Valentine Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Summer
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