High-Interest Mini Mysteries: Boston - Levels 1 & 2 Set
HIGH INTEREST MYSTERY STORIES | FOLLOW CLUES | COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES | MAKE INFERENCES | PREDICT OUTCOMES | SOLVE MYSTERIES | 2-LEVELS OF DIFFICULTY - Levels 1 & 2
Follow the clues around Los Angeles with Detective Max Malone as he 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. They even get to try their hand at predicting...
Guaranteed to Engage Even the Most Reluctant Readers!
Each mystery is full of clues that students will love to discover! Students travel all over Los Angeles to solve each mystery. From the spooky La Brea Tar Pits to sunny Malibu Beach, and the Griffith Park Observatory to the Jurassic Park ride at Universal Studios, students will love gathering evidence, looking for motives, and solving each mystery...
AFTER-YOU-READ COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES:
These more challenging 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.”
AFTER-YOU-READ MYSTERY FUNDAMENTALS:
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 Skulls” (La Brea Tar Pits)
• “The Case of the Planetarium Ghost” (Griffith Park Observatory)
• “The Case of the Hungry Thief” (Point Dume Beach Malibu)
• “The Case of Blood in the Water” (Universal Studios Hollywood, Jurassic World ride)
- 4 Captivating Mysteries
- Mystery Fundamentals Information
- Level 1 Comprehension Questions & Activities
- Level 2 More Challenging Comprehension Questions & Activities
- Before You Read Activities (Predicting, Thinking, & Glossary)
- After You Read Activities (Skill-Specific, Comprehension Questions)
- Answer Keys
- 48 Pages
Reading Level: Grades 3 - 4
Interest Level: For Students of All Ages & Reluctant Readers
- Stock: In Stock
- Model: EREM 4405