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Hello 6th grade detectivesHello 6th grade detectives! Who was haunting the Peabody house disguised as a mummy?
Six elements of mystery genreStudy Guide Six elements of mystery genre Movie characters Mug shots - details Movie notes
What is the genre of mystery?
Mystery includes: A work of fiction Has a mysterious event or crimeHas evidence related to the crime
Mystery also includes:A problem in the story Reader considers solutions to the problem The author’s 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.
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Who was haunting the Peabody house disguised as a mummyWho was haunting the Peabody house disguised as a mummy? Today we will finally find out!
How do authors hook and hold readers?
Agenda Tuesday, 10/23/07 The Haunted House Mystery Unit Why didnt the skeleton dance at the party?
Set 1. Clauses Group of words with a subject & verb. Example- The boy is going to the school. Boy is the subject. Is going is the verb.
Strange and Mysterious story elements
Definition: A narrative that involves a crime or intriguing problem which the plot is built. The main character (sleuth) embarks on a search to reveal.
Mystery Unit. Elements of a Mystery Story or Novel Characters Suspect: character(s) who may have committed the crime or caused the problem Detective:
WYNNE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Literary Genres. What is a genre?? Genre is just a fancy way of saying “different categories or types of books” such as fiction,
Let’s Write a Mystery. What is a Mystery? A mystery is a secret, a riddle, or a puzzle. You have to find out the secret, and solve the riddle or puzzle.
Mystery & Suspense Terms Historical and Cultural Text.
Mysterious Circumstances An Introduction. Mystery: A Problem to Solve zAll mysteries have certain elements: yA Problem to be solved yA Realistic Setting.
Realistic fiction Historical fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Mystery Genres.
G ENRE C HARACTERISTICS. FANTASY contains elements that are not realistic talking animals magical powers often set in a medieval universe possibly.
Genre. Genre is just a fancy way of saying different categories or types of books.
1. Setting/Characters A. Number of characters must be limited to limit the number of possible suspects B. Setting must be one where a murder will shock.
Mystery and Detective Stories. What is the Mystery Genre about? Mystery and detective is a genre that leaves you hanging and you don’t know what is going.
Genre genre genre genre genre genre genre genre genre.
Genre Genre is the type or category of a book, such as mysteries, adventure, science fiction, fantasy and more. Where do you see Genre? – Books – Music.
Warm-Up What is suspense? What book/TV show/movie do you remember being very suspenseful? Why?
Literary Genres. Realistic Fiction Realistic fiction is made up of stories that could really happen. Contemporary realistic fiction is realistic fiction.
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