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Anchor Chart: Mystery Vocabulary - these elements of a mystery would be great when I study mystery genre in third grade

Anchor Chart: Mystery Vocabulary - these elements of a mystery would be great when I study mystery genre in third grade

McElhinny's Center Stage: Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Here are the anchor charts I will use during our Mystery Unit of study in Reading Workshop. This first one was inspired by a poster I saw on Pinterest. The others I created myself using information I read in the Lucy Calkins' Curriculum Plan for the Reading Workshop.

Character Celebration: A Classroom Mystery Perfect to celebrate the ending of your focus on gripping character work! Great for the end of year learning as well. $

Classroom Mystery for Second and Third Grade

This classroom mystery is a great way for you to end your focus on gripping characters, especially if you have been focusing on the genre of Mysteries. Mysteries allows readers to really think deeply about what they are reading. Mysteries are perfect for close reading. Mysteries focus on story eleme...

Mystery unit ideas

WhoDunIt?

On Friday we finished up our Mystery Book Club Reading Workshop Unit. My kids love reading workshop, love books clubs and love mysteries! So...

McElhinny's Center Stage: Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Here are the anchor charts I will use during our Mystery Unit of study in Reading Workshop. This first one was inspired by a poster I saw on Pinterest. The others I created myself using information I read in the Lucy Calkins' Curriculum Plan for the Reading Workshop.

Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study. This is a fun and engaging 5 week unit for 2nd Grade (but could be used in 3-4th grade classroom). Detailed lesson plans and all materials needed are included in this product. $

Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study

Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study. This is a fun and engaging 5 week unit for 2nd Grade (but could be used in 3-4th grade classroom). Detailed lesson plans and all materials needed are included in this product. $

Maybe part of mystery book

Fairy Tale Common Core Unit and a FREEBIE!

{Click Here to Download} If you need a fun way to teach the Common Core Standards for English-Language Arts, this unit is the one for you! This fairy tale unit includes tales for both boys and girls. Through reading, writing, and higher order thinking, you and your students will work your way through 10 Common Core Standards using 25 different activities! The students will write newspaper articles, create posters, publish invitations, write police reports, and more! While aligned to the…

Using figurative language to write mystery stories.  This set of anchor charts along with fun and engaging lessons, will help your students become better writers and create gripping mystery stories.  $

Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study

Using figurative language to write mystery stories. This set of anchor charts along with fun and engaging lessons, will help your students become better writers and create gripping mystery stories. $

Mystery Fun: Reading and Writing Unit

Nicole Shelby

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Read aloud for mystery unit

Fabulous in Fifth!

My teaching partner Racquel came up with the idea of giving the kids pictures from the Chris Van Allsburg's book, "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" and having them write their own mysteries. I did some research and came across a great unit on Teachers Pay Teachers from Rundees Room. (only $3.00, I have purchased many items from her shop) I followed her lessons to get the children motivated to write their own mysteries. I used "The Portfolio Edition of The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" which…

Mystery Fun Reading and Writing Unit ($7.95)

Nicole Shelby

Browse over 100 educational resources created by Nicole Shelby in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Mystery Genre: Story Elements and Vocabulary Strategies Mini-Unit

Mystery Unit Activities Graphic Organizers Writing and Reading Comprehension

Mystery Unit- This is a mystery mini unit to teach and review story element vocabulary for the mystery genre. This 13 page mini-unit can be used with any mystery book. This mini-unit includes 7 activities as follows: -mystery story elements acrostic -vocabulary cards and definitions for matching gam...