Writing and Reading Mysteries

Writing and Reading Mysteries
Grade Levels
Resource Type
Product Rating
4 Ratings
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

1 MB|80 pages
Product Description
Mysteries are everywhere. From a friend's secretive behavior to the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, mysteries challenge us to make predictions, gather clues, and support our suspicions with evidence. When students read and write mysteries, they have opportunities to form and test hypotheses, evaluate clues, and conduct research.

All the lessons in this unique resource book are linked to McREL standards and benchmarks. Activities are provided for whole class, small group, and individual instruction. Annotated lists of mysteries appropriate for specific ages and reading abilities are also included.

The book's major sections are:
  • Mysteries at Home
  • Mysteries in History
  • Clues and Cues
  • Skills and Strategies
  • Making Predictions
  • Mysteries and Poetry
  • Literature Based Mysteries
  • Mysterious Oral Reading
  • Mystery Series
Total Pages
80 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this Resource
Digital Download
More products from Teacher Created Resources
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up