Literature Circles – MYSTERY GENRE

Last week, our readers were introduced to the mystery genre. As a way to get the students thinking about mysteries, each student brainstormed elements of a mystery and shared out their thoughts with the class.

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Once students understood the components of the mystery genre, they were introduced to five mystery novels. After listening to a brief book talk on each novel, students ranked the novels based on choice. Using the rankings, students were placed in Literature Circle groups.

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Stay tuned as the fifth grade begins their six week journey through the mystery genre!

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