Mini Mysteries & Scaffolded Reading Activities (Cases 1 -3) Google Slides
EASY TO READ MYSTERIES | FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES | SCAFFOLDED COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES | FOLLOW THE CLUES | SOLVE THE MYSTERIES | HIGH INTEREST | MAKE INFERENCES | PREDICT OUTCOMES | SPECIAL EDUCATION | RELUCTANT READERS | Readers are sure to get caught up in these short, high-interest mysteries featuring exotic locations. Students follow the clues wherever they lead... discovering facts, making inferences, and solving each intriguing mystery! So... How good of a detective are YOU? Let's find out!
*** SCAFFOLDED INSTRUCTION ***
Pre-reading activities introduce key vocabulary and help students establish prior knowledge by providing background information on the setting of each mystery. Students get the opportunity to make predictions about each mystery, write sentences using new vocabulary and more...
Each of the three short mysteries is packed full of clues to keep even the most reluctant of readers motivated. These high-interest / low reading level mysteries are written at a 2nd grade reading level, but the content and artwork is suitable for students of all ages.
Case #1 The Mystery of the Missing Ferrets Reading Level 2.1 Word Count 204 Case #2 The Mystery of the Missing Pilot Reading Level 2.6 Word Count 214
Case #3 The Mystery of the Stalactite Vandals Reading Level 2.3 Word Count 203
AFTER YOU READ...
SKILL-BASED COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES:
Comprehension skills are sure to get a workout with follow-up free-response and and multiple choice exercises.
- main idea
- summarize each mystery
- read for details
- separate fact from opinion
- determine cause & effect
- sequence events
- make inferences
- draw conclusions
- predict outcomes
- and much more!
MEET THE DETECTIVES..
Join teenager Jenna White as she helps her dad, a National Park Ranger, solve perplexing mysteries. Follow them as they travel all across the U.S. and Canada. These mysteries do not involve violent topics typically found in many mysteries.
READY-TO-USE GOOGLE CLASSROOM LESSONS:
These High-Interest Mysteries are an easy way to engage students and bring some excitement to reading! Simply download the Google Slides and you're ready to start using them today! :) Students answer comprehension questions directly on the colorful Google slides- so no paper is needed! In addition, the font is large, making them easy to read even on a small laptop, iPad, Chromebook, or Whiteboard. Google Slides can also be printed for in-classroom use or saved as a Powerpoint presentation.
IT'S TIME TO FIND OUT... HOW GOOD OF A DETECTIVE ARE YOU?
After reading these intriguing mysteries, answering key questions, and following the clues... It's the moment of truth... "How Good of a Detective are YOU?"
- 47 Google Slides
- Before You Read Activities (Predicting, Thinking, & Glossary)
- 3 Google Classroom Mysteries
- After You Read Activities
- Scaffolded Instruction
- Answer Keys
Reading Level: Written at a 2nd Grade Reading Level. (2.1 - 2.6)
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- Model: EREM 2023DGGC