Sixth graders access and use variety of sources for research. They read mysteries with incorrect information and determine which information needs researching in order to solve mystery.
6th English Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking
Turn your 6th graders into detectives while growing their love of reading. Using critical thinking skills, they will be able to describe the five basic elements of detective fiction, read detective novels, make predictions, use the...
6th English Language Arts
Be a Historical Detective! Investigating and Interpreting a Historical Source
Students examine historical sources by analyzing images in a slide-show. In this historical research instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation of images from the U.S. in pre-Columbian times. Students discuss the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable