Freebie: Use this "Fill in the Blanks" writing template to guide your student in writing a mystery story about an object that is missing. Students can rewrite the story and add an illustrate to create a finished writing product.
Here is another fun mystery game! Kids love to solve mysteries and this game is very exciting. Read the story aloud to the students. Pass out the clues to each student and let them solve the case together. This is a great tool for critical thinking and team building skills.
Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study
Sample page from "Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study." A fun and engaging 5 week writing unit for 2nd grade (could also be used for 3-4th grades). Includes detailed lesson plans that guide and support you and your students through the writing process, with anchor charts and planning sheets to help create mystery stories to be proud of! $
This Top Secret Mystery Unit was designed to introduce students to the mystery genre in a fun, informative, and engaging way! Unit Includes: ♦ Top Secret File Cover ♦ Mystery Key Terms with Teacher Notes ♦ Mysteries- Plots with Teacher