Students solve a mystery. In this instructional activity on journalism, students learn how writing an article is like solving a mystery by answering the 5 "W" questions. Students solve a mystery provided to them on an attached worksheet.
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Mystery Vocabulary Application
Clue, evidence, red herring, witness. Ah, the mystery of mystery vocabulary. Kids investigate the meaning of a list of terms and then find examples of this specialized vocabulary in two short stories. The seventh in a 10-instructional...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: What is a Mystery?
Students identify the characteristics of the genre of mystery. In this genre lesson, students discover the elements of a mystery story and begin recording the elements on a class chart of the book entitled Two-Minute Mysteries: The Case...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What is a mystery?
What is a mystery? Learners complete an anagram worksheet to discover the mystery genre. First, they listen as the teacher reads from All About Mysteries and notes defining words on the board. Then they read a mystery and examine it for...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed