Agatha Parrot and the Zombie Bird

Agatha Parrot and the Zombie Bird

Mystery Multi-Leveled Lesson

The mystery genre encourages readers to look for details, keep track of evidence, and ask questions. With these multi-leveled lessons, students are encouraged to review mystery elements and document details to support comprehension. Each level includes two customizable spaces to respond to questions, reflections, or learning targets.

View these templates to determine the best level for each student:

Sample: Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3 | Level 4

Level 1

Students consider the mystery or problem, clues, and resolution.


Level 2

Students consider setting, characters, mystery type, clues, and resolution.


Level 3

Students consider setting, characters, mystery type, clues, resolution, motives, alibis, testimony, and credibility


Level 4

Students consider setting, characters, mystery type, clues, resolution, motives, alibis, testimony, credibility, red herrings, roadblocks, and confrontation/turning point.


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