Mystery author Agatha Christie is the best-selling writer in the history of writing , having sold over 4 billion copies to date. Her play The Mousetrap opened in London in and is still running after 25, performances. You too can be a part of this rich genre. Mystery is central to human thinking. What happened and why? This is the core idea to most great novels.
Mystery Writing for Kids: Narratives, Paper Bag Stories, or Puzzle Pictures
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Preinstructional Planning. During Instruction. Post Instructional. Lined paper and pencils Planning Your Mystery Worksheet printable Ingredients for a Mystery Checklist printable Materials for publishing a final book bordered paper, blank books, etc. Optional: Hardcover blank books.
Preinstructional Planning. During Instruction. To conclude the mystery unit, invite parents to come to school for a special "Meet the Detectives" event. Students dress up as their favorite detective or as a generic detective and read the mystery they have written to their parents or other parents who visit. Arrange desks in a circle, and have students sit behind their desks and autograph detective pictures for the visitors.