great list of the best books for kids ages 8-12 (grades 4-6). Perfect for a summer reading list!
FREE Printable to use with The Westing Game
Top 100 Children’s Novels #9: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
Character Analysis Intro - The Westing Game
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"Character Analysis Case Files" work well for any novel or short story! Your students will act as though they are detectives and develop skills in predicting and making inferences using context clues and evidence from the story! $