One book study my class always loves to do is Nate the Great!
We just love this pancake-eating hero :)
It's so fun to read mysteries, and it's one of their favourite genres!
After reading the story together, we fill in some facts about the story, using a story map:
We discuss the characters, and define them by their character traits:
We discuss what detectives are, what they need, and what they do:
We fill out these pages before we find out who took the painting. Students make their inferences based on facts from the text:
...and how fun to have a mystery within a mystery!
Where is Rosamond's missing cat?
Next we made some text-to-self connections:
and became familiar with some vocabulary from the story's text:
We made some personal story notes:
and we solved the mystery...
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