What do you think is the explanation for the disappearance of the captain, his family and the crew of the Mary Celeste?
Please add a comment and explain why you choose the answer you did.
Mystery Story Book Cover
– author, illustrator
– pictures (exciting, related to story)
– different fonts
– front, back, inside
– # in a series
– hook or subtitle
– publisher (eg. Scholastic)
– recommendation, dedication
– comment “Best seller”
– incentive item
– UPC or bar code
– reading level
– about the author
Can you solve this ancient mystery? Use your powers of observation and detective skills to solve this crime.
You have until dawn to investigate the crime scene. Look at the evidence, listen to eye-witness testimonies and use your intuition.
Click on the link below to begin.
We have been reading a number of mysteries in our classroom to practise the skill of inferring. One of the texts we used is The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg. Check out a website about this book by clicking on the link below.
Here is the author’s own website: