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Agenda Tuesday, 10/23/07 The Haunted House Mystery Unit Why didnt the skeleton dance at the party?
He had no body to dance with.
Journal Response: Now that you have finished the LA MEAP, how did you feel about it? Did you feel proud, bored, challenged, or nervous? Be sure to back up your answer with examples. Was the difficulty level appropriate? After Thought: Look up the word immerse in the dictionary. Write down the complete definition.
The Haunted House Mystery Movie Be sure to take notes if you dare…
What is the genre of mystery?
Mystery includes: A work of fiction Has a mysterious event or crime Has evidence related to the crime
Mystery also includes: A problem in the story Reader considers solutions to the problem The authors solution is the final piece
Definitions you need to know:
Investigation- Thorough inquiry, questioning, and research. Suspect- Regarded with suspicion; distrusted;a person whose honesty is questioned. Decoding- To change from a secret code to ordinary language.
Motive- Anything that prompts one to do something. Critical thinking- Careful judgment, examination, and thinking. Hypothesis- Something not proved but assumed to be true based on critical thinking.
Evidence- Any form of proof. Accusation- A charge against a person. Fact- The realness or truth of something. Clue- Anything that guides one in solving something difficult.
Beware Keep your notes and watch the movie if you dare…
Academic Skills ~ Complete chapters 7-8 in Hatchet