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Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

End of the Year Activity Mystery Game for the Whole Class

Today was Detective Day in my classroom! I planned a mystery where my candy jar

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

The first step is to take the story of the text and create a series of clue cards. These are facts about the story. So, for example, here are five cards you ...

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Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

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Whatever kind of reading you like best in life, you can find your match in a good noir detective novel. Great stories with complex plots? Noir.

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Fun Mystery Unit Activities – Let Your Kids Think Like Detectives!

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I create a table, which uses the point, evidence, and explanation structure, and have students complete it in the same game format as the murder mystery.

Gallery of some classroom activities: Vital Signs/Diagnosis Problem Solving/Role Playing Dissecting a sheep's brain

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End of the Year Activity Mystery Game for the Whole Class

Deal out the clue cards equally between members at the beginning. Students can only read their own cards. They can read them aloud to the group as many ...

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(This is the fourth in my series of story ideas, by the way. If you're interested in the others, check out 20 fantasy story ideas, 20 sci-fi story ideas, ...

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Are you planning a Mystery Detective themed classroom or thematic unit? This blog post provides

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6 Maths Murder Mystery Bundle (KS2 Revision, SATs)

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End of the Year Activity Mystery Game for the Whole Class

Prepping our badges for our St. Patrick's Day Mystery next week! Our detectives will

Black & Blue (Lord and Lady Hetheridge Mystery Series)

Mystery Activities - Logic Puzzles

STEM Geometry 1: A Math Murder Mystery

... a lively time is had by all (excepting maybe the dead body) when you go enjoy a murder mystery dinner theatre event with The Dinner Detective!“

I mean the colonists..... Gave their accounts. In the crime scene, students could touch anything and had various questions to answer or consider.

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Best Middle School Mystery Books

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The prize for the pet show is missing. But Jigsaw has an idea that will help solve the case. He'll enter the contest with his dog, Rags.

The kids absolutely loved it and I had a blast as well. We will be doing it tomorrow so it is about a two day activity.

The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2019: Part 1

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From uncovering a mystery to the hunt for clues, from mistaken conclusions to the big reveal, many Mighty Girls love detective stories!

Mystery Activities - Invisible Ink 1

Meg Mackintosh is a scrappy, smart detective who loves solving problems and gets excited about the challenge of unlocking a good mystery.

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Stage a murder mystery and turn pupils into crime scene investigators. Photograph: Alamy

1965 cover of the revised version of The Secret of the Old Clock, the first Nancy Drew mystery

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Once you have all of the clue cards with as many details of the narrative as you want the class to learn, you create a detective report, which the students ...

A Deadly Hunt for Hidden Treasure Spawns an Online Mystery

Mystery Genre: Definition, Characteristics & Elements

From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of ...

Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

Shyamala Millar's colour chart for Class 6: Purple Day. Later in the course when she had more confidence she started to immitate the effects in this ...

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Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, Librarian, Readers ServicesNovember 22, 2017

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Creating A Climate For Questioning in Your Classroom

Jigsaw's class finds a hidden riddle that leads them on a wild treasure hunt. Have pirates stashed their loot in Jigsaw's school?