Presentation on theme: "What Makes A Mystery?. Elements of a Mystery Characters: Detectives Suspects Setting Clues Red Herrings Conclusion."— Presentation transcript:
What Makes A Mystery?
Elements of a Mystery Characters: Detectives Suspects Setting Clues Red Herrings Conclusion
Is Grandpa's Teeth a Mystery?
Who Stole Grandpa's Teeth? Grandpa's teeth have gone missing! Does this story have all the elements of a mystery? Let's find out!
Who are the Characters and Suspects? Characters Grandpa Agatha Mom Detective Officer Rate Gump the Dog Mrs. Carbuncle Suspects: The Usual Suspects Mrs. Carbuncle The Townspeople Officer Rate Pearl White
Setting This story takes place in Grandpa's room and the town they live in.
Clues Grandpa's room was a mess Gump didn't smile in any pictures in the book Gump smiled for a picture once Grandpa gets his new teeth "for the first time ever"
Red Herrings Officer Rate's teeth are too big Mrs. Carbuncle's teeth didn't fit Pearl White had "more than enough teeth" Anyone who didn't smile
Conclusion: The townspeople raised money to buy Grandpa two pairs of teeth He shared a pair with Mrs. Carbunkle Gump, the dog, smiled for the first time ever at the end of the book and had a full set of big, white teeth.