High-Interest Mini Mysteries: Boston - Level 1
MYSTERY STORIES | FOLLOW CLUES | COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES
MAKE INFERENCES | PREDICT OUTCOMES | SOLVE MYSTERIES |
Follow the clues around Boston with Detective Mia Mason as she uncovers the truth in each short, high-interest mystery - guaranteed to capture the attention of even the most reluctant readers! Students will LOVE following clues, discovering facts, gathering evidence, making inferences and solving these intriguing mysteries!
Pre-reading exercises introduce vocabulary and help students establish prior knowledge by providing background information and fascinating facts. Colorful photos and graphics help keep students engaged.
Guaranteed to Engage Even the Most Reluctant Readers! Each mystery is full of clues that students will love to discover! Students travel to historic sites around Boston to solve each mystery. From the famous Paul Revere house to Fenway Park, to the site of the Boston Tea Party, and to the site of the Boston Massacre along the Freedom Trail, students will have fun gathering evidence, looking for motives, and solving each mystery...
Comprehension questions target specific reading skills including reading for details, using context clues, sequencing events, making inferences, drawing conclusions, predicting outcomes and much more! Colorful lessons along with a varied question format, ensure students stay motivated to “solve the mystery.”
Step-by-step activities take students through the process of solving a mystery. Students start by describing the Setting. Then move on to all the elements of the Plot: identifying the Problem; naming the Characters; identifying the Victim and the Crime; discovering Clues; identifying Motive and Opportunity; and finally discovering the Evidence that leads to the Solution.
INCLUDES 4 INTRIGUING MYSTERIES:
• “The Case of the Missing Antique Doll” (Paul Revere House Museum)
• “The Case of the Disappearing Green Monster” (Fenway Park)
• “The Case of the Missing Student” (Tall ship replica at Griffin’s Wharf – Site of
the Boston Tea Party)
• “The Case of the Freedom Trail Haunting” (Site of the Boston Massacre along
the Freedom Trail)
√ 4 Captivating Mysteries
√ Mystery Fundamentals Information
√ Before You Read Activities (Predicting, Thinking, & Glossary)
√ After You Read Activities (Skill-Specific, Comprehension Questions
√ 28-Pages Including Answer Key
Reading Level: Grade 4
Interest Level: For Students of All Ages & Reluctant Readers
- Stock: In Stock
- Model: EREM 4403