Writing a Mystery

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Writing a Mystery is a set of 11 lessons [aligned to Common Core] that walks students through the steps of writing a narrative. Most lessons contain foldable graphic organizers for an interactive notebook.

• Lesson #1 ~ What is a Mystery?
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Mysteries vs. Thriller Genres
• Lesson #2 ~ Planning a Narrative (Mystery)
• Three Planning Graphic Organizers
• Lesson #3 ~ The Hook
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Types of Hooks
• Cards with Mystery Beginnings (20 Cards)
• Printable for Card Activity
• Lesson #4 ~ Imagery
• Printables for Setting (Imagery) Practice
• Lesson #5 ~ Point of View
• Foldable Graphic Organizers ~ Point of View
• Printable Point of View Practice
• Lesson #6 ~ Dialogue
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Quotations
• Printable for Writing Dialogues
• Lesson #7 ~ Figurative Language
• Figurative Language Chart
• Lesson #8 ~ Writing the Story
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Writing the Story
• Mystery Excerpt
• Lesson #9 ~ Transition Words
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Transition Words
• Lesson #10 ~ Conclusion
• Foldable Graphic Organizer ~ Writing a Plot Twist
• Lesson #11 ~ Editing and Proofreading
• Craftivity

Writing a Mystery is a portion of my The Westing Game Book Unit.
Total Pages
74
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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