Mystery Unit Bundle

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Mystery Unit Bundle

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This is one of my favorite units of the year! Students get so excited about mysteries that they don’t realize they are learning! In this unit, it covers reading, writing, and higher-level thinking. I also included a bonus with more activities, a suggested book list, a video list, and fun mystery websites.

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What is included?

1. NURSERY RHYME MYSTERIES

These nursery rhymes mysteries are a big hit in upper elementary! Kids love digging into the nursery rhymes to find or create a mystery for their nursery rhyme! It is a fun Halloween activity or use it during a mystery genre study!

What is included?

★ Teacher notes

★ Directions- Place on smart board or in a center

★ Poster Templates: 2 varieties and 2 sizes of each (Directions to make them even bigger)

★ 30 Nursery Rhyme cards

★ Rubric

2. STEP-BY-STEP MYSTERY WRITING

Students will be excited to write with this adorable STEP-BY-STEP MYSTERY WRITING activity. Although I loved doing this unit around Halloween, it can be done any time during the year. Students love being detectives and using the detective journal! PRINT OFF THE BADGES AND GET READY TO TAKE NOTES IN A DETECTIVE JOURNAL! You could even buy those little magnifying glasses so they can pretend they are detectives!

What is included?

Badges: color and black and white version

Mystery Elements: Start off by explaining some vocabulary that goes along

with mysteries. There is a study sheet, I have who has game, and a quiz.

(Answer key is at the end)

Detective Notes: Give each student the tri-fold. (Print front to back)

Anchort Charts: Writing process and one for step of the writing process.

Graphic Organizer: 2 versions- Use it along with the “How to Organize” ideas anchor chart- 2 versions.

Writing Checklist: full page version and post-it version

Final Copy Templates: 2 versions. Each with 2 different lined spacing

Rubric

3. BUNNICULA BOOK STUDY

This Bunnicula unit is a complete literacy unit ideal for whole group, small group, literacy centers, book clubs, or mystery study. It is filled with an abundance of Common Core reading comprehension questions, writing, and activities. It is now available for digital use in GOOGLE SLIDES and POWERPOINT. Everything is done for you while you and your students enjoy reading one of my favorite stories Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe!

What is included?

★ A Cover Page: perfect for creating a folder or booklet with the printed activities.

★ Prediction of the story

Chapter Questions and Activities including a Variety of Reading Skills

★ Character Chart

★ Vocabulary Study with a Vocabulary Test

★ Mid-Book Quiz

★ Research project

★ End of Unit Test: (2-pages including matching, multiple choice and open ended questions finishing with a point of view paragraph.

4. MYSTERY PASSAGES WITH QUESTIONS- Engage your students with 4 high-interest mystery passages loaded with reading comprehension questions related to mystery elements. Each passage has 3 levels of differentiation. There is a “STOP AND PREDICT” sign on each passage to allow the teacher or small group time to discuss who did it or the solution to the mystery. Who doesn’t love a mystery? Fun Fun Fun!

What is included?

★ 4 Mystery Passages- Each are 2-pages long and 12pt font for easy reading.

★ 3 Levels of Differentiation- 500, 700, 900

★ Stop and Predict on each passage to allow for predictions to solving the mystery.

★ Reading Comprehension Questions- 9 multiple choice and 1 writing prompt for text dependent analysis.

★ Answer Key

BONUS

✓ Suggested Book List

✓ Suggested Video List

✓ Fun Websites

✓ A Mystery Element Response sheet for any book

✓ Other Activities

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Pam