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Mysteries of the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Matter matters. A series of five videos explores the mysteries of the Periodic Table. Viewers learn about the properties of atoms and subatomic particles and how they relate to the arrangement of the Periodic Table. Another video...

EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
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9th Grade Reading Module: Autism, Temple Grandin & Daniel Tammet

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...

EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 2, Unit 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
Freshman take a stab at analyzing information texts in a unit that focuses on readers' fascination with true-crime stories and murder mysteries. Using Walter Mosely's Newsweek essay, "True Crime: The Roots of an American Obsession" as an...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...

EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 4: How Do Authors Use Craft and Structure to Develop Characters and Ideas?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Nonfiction and dramatic text take center stage in a three-unit module that focuses on how authors convey and develop central ideas. In Unit 1, E. B. White’s “Death of a Pig” provides sophomores with an opportunity to analyze the...
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Mystery Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learn about mysteries with your readers. They will investigate plot, basic elements of mystery, famous characters, and become familiar with genre vocabulary. Bring in props and mystery books to begin and then have learners create story...
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Lesson Mystery: The Game is Afoot

For Teachers K - 8th
Students enter and experience the world of Sherlock Holmes and hard-boiled detectives in this unit on mysteries. They review and analyze the ""Whodunit Requirements" and the "Mystery Contract" that accompany this lesson. Each student...
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Mystery Genre

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Can you detect what the elements of mystery are? The clues on these slides will help your readers as they become amateur sleuths! Definitions and questions are listed to involve your learners and give them support. Assignments are...
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Understanding a Mystery Book

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young readers act as detectives and use the clues and illustrations in Stella Louella’s Runaway Book to create a hypothesis about the title of the missing library book. Doug Cushman’s The Mystery of King Karfu may be substituted as the...
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Solving Mysteries Using Paper Chromotagraphy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students solve the mystery of the kidnapped teacher by analyzing a ransom note using paper chromatography. They carefully prepare ink samples from the note to known ink samples to determine the kidnapper.
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Mystery Story Starters

For Students 3rd - 12th
"It was a dark and stormy night . . " Here's a great way to get kids started on their who-done-its—a whole packet of story starters awaits young mystery writers.
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Book Report--Mystery

For Students 5th - 7th
Use this mystery novel instructional activity to have learners answer several specific questions about details in the book, the atmosphere of the book, and the main characters in the book. This impressive, four-page instructional...
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Crack the Case: History's Toughest Mysteries

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young sleuths don their trench coats, tip their fedoras, and grab their notepads to investigate one of four famous unsolved mysteries. After examining multiple primary and secondary sources related to their cold case, they propose a...
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Mystery Math Town

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
You know you have stumbled on something interesting when you launch this app. You are suddenly taken into a world of mystery and intrigue, and of course, math-skills practice.
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Mystery Vocabulary Application

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Clue, evidence, red herring, witness. Ah, the mystery of mystery vocabulary. Kids investigate the meaning of a list of terms and then find examples of this specialized vocabulary in two short stories. The seventh in a 10-lesson series.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who done it? Why, the whole group, of course. Using HyperStudio, and the provided worksheets, teams of five create their own short mysteries and then share their stories with the class.
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What is a mystery?

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
What is a mystery? Learners complete an anagram worksheet to discover the mystery genre. First, they listen as the teacher reads from All About Mysteries and notes defining words on the board. Then they read a mystery and examine it for...
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Mystery Paper Bag Book Report

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What's in the bag? Class members report on their independent reading by creating a paper bag book report and presenting their findings to the whole class. Part of a 10-lesson series on mystery writing.
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Mystery and Macabre He Wrote, Lesson 10/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
"What makes a good mystery/macabre story?" Add this discussion to your unit on Poe or other Gothic writers. Students first discuss the genre of mystery and macabre stories, especially as it relates to revenge (The Godfather, "The Cask of...
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Teach21: Mystery and Macabre He Wrote, Lesson 9/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the dark "Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe in this lesson, which poses the question "What makes a good mystery/macabre story?" Various activities include a vocabulary list, a study guide, and a reflection after the story...
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How to Write a Mystery

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Was it the teacher with the ruler in the supply closet? Find out when you read mystery stories inspired by this presentation. Show the slide show to your pupils to give them ideas that will help them get started with writing their own...
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Mystery and Macabre, He Wrote: Lesson 5 Is Number 5 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the mystery and macabre genres. Writing as Edgar Allen Poe, pupils complete a diary entry comparing the song Diary of a Madman by Ozzy Osbourne to the story The Tell Tale Heart. The class discusses vocabulary words associated...
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Mystery Word Wall Game

For Teachers K - 8th
Practice using words found on the classroom word wall, in vocabulary lists, or on spelling lists with your class. Young readers use clues to find the mystery word in the room. They can tally the points earned from identifying words...

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