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Mystery Unit - This is a collection of reading and writing ideas to use with your mystery unit. source
 



Challenging Students With Mystery Stories - Woudl you like your students to read a mystery, explore the criteria behind it, and then write their own? This website gives you a step by step layout of how to do just that source

Coded Messages - Incorporate this activity into a unit on mysteries and watch your students get excited about solving cryptic codes source

Environmental Mystery Competition - An email based mystery competition for grades 4-8. Students compete with each other on a global basis source

Learning with Mysteries - Great web site to help motivate your student. Includes lessons, ideas, and discussions source

Mystery Bulletin Board - If youre teaching a unit on mysteries then this may be the bulletin board for you source

Suspense-Around - Using writing prompts, students work in small groups to compose a short mystery. There is a list of suggested writing prompts source

The Mystery Cafe - Perfect ending to a unit on mysteries! This activity will need to be modified for intermediate students, but if done right could be a great source of fun source

The Mystery of the Undiscovered Values - Contains a great lesson that will have your students drawing conclusion to solve a crime. Also gives suggestions of how to help students generate ideas for writing a mystery source

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