creative writing ideas - scavenger hunt instructions.  for summer? for rainy days at the beach?

Creative Writing Ideas for Kids

Creative writing or storytelling idea for kids - make a scavenger story bag. Younger children can dictate their story.

Worksheets: Fourth Grade Reading Practice: Complete the Mystery

Fourth Grade Reading Practice: Complete the Mystery

Writing intervention Fourth Grade Comprehension Composition Vocabulary Worksheets: Fourth Grade Reading Practice: Complete the Mystery

my mystery story freebie...fun filler activity for those kids that always finish early

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.

Investigating the Mystery Genre | Scholastic.com

Introduce your students to the key characteristics and language of mysteries before they use critical thinking skills and graphic organizers to figure out whodunnit in series of short read-alouds, mystery books, and video.

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.

Murder Mystery Game - Students Use Critical Thinking and Inferences

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.

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.

The Missing Mona Lisa - A Mystery Game - Critical Thinking and Inferences

Here is another fun mystery game! Kids love to solve mysteries and this game is…

First chapter books for early readers ages 5-9: mystery books and detective stories

Super Sleuth Books for Early Readers

First chapter books for early readers ages mystery books and detective stories Great for lower level readers in the upper grades too!

This idea, and many of the keys, came from a colleague of mine. Here’s how it worked: I got enough keys for all my students, and then made a tag for each key with a single, made-up line from a story.  I threw the keys in a jar, and each student got to pick out a key. The assignment was simple: tell a story that makes that line make sense

Give students a fun writing assignment with "mystery keys." Students receive one key and must write a story making sense of the line on the tag. Post includes lines to write on the key tags.

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.

Lost Crown Jewels of Ireland - Mystery Game - Great Ice Breaker Activity

Writing Mystery Stories: The Best Mystery Writing Tips for Kids

Writing mystery stories with kids is one of the classroom's least writing mysteries! Writing a mystery is one of the most enjoyable ways to improve writing skills.

Great picture book for teaching inferencing or for getting the kids to write creatively

Chris Van Allsburg - from the book "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick": "Two weeks passed and it happened again.

Excellent ideas, mysteries for our mystery writing unit. Info on clues for stories, fingerprints etc Forensic Science for Kids - resources

Excellent ideas, mysteries for our mystery writing unit. Info on clues for stories, fingerprints etc Forensic Science for Kids - resources.

Awesome hands-on science activity -- fun way to be a detective at home!  Includes a great book list of fun mystery reads too.

Fingerprinting Science Activity for Kids

Awesome hands-on science activity -- fun way to be a detective at home! Includes a great book list of fun mystery reads too.

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