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Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     The Far Side of Weird (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Weird as Blackbeard, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Weird as Blackbeard, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Weird as Blackbeard, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Now You See Them, Now You Don't - The Lost Colony, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 4 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     The Tattoo Mystery (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)


Hidden and Ponder the Picture for May
            Ponder the Picture - Mystery May in Mexico


What is it?
            What Is It? Animal Mystery Book


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Long Water? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Hot or Cold? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Milton the Leprechaun Goes Back to Work (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Wally Finds Something Yummy (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     The Night the Sky Cracked (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Growing Pink Balloon! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     The Broken Pastry (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     What Is Making Joey Itch? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     The Fruit with a Jacket (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Prickly Daddy! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Little Camping Mystery (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Shepherd's Snack (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Friendly Wave (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Long, Orange Finger (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Pile of Edible String (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Snack that Goes Pop! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Have a Blast! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     How Time Flies! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Yellow Eye on Your Plate! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     A Tree on Your Plate (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Fran the Fish Sees a Pink Surprise (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-3 Readability)
     Up, Up, and Away! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-3 Readability)
     The Strange Plate of Cheese (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Two Shining Eyes (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Pop! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Musical Pet (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Vegetables in a Pouch (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Look, but Don't Touch! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Open Wide! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Little Stick (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Tool for Seeing (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Day of the Week or a Treat? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Is It English or Western? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Half-and-Half Creature (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     It's a Mystery! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)
     A Mythical Mystery Creature (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Slurp! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Helpful Gases (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     A Fingernail in the Sky (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     What Am I? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Something at Your Table (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Is It Musical or Edible? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Achieving Sparkling Dreams (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Cracked Up! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     I Can Be Short or Long! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     An Antsy Situation (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Dandelions Rule (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     It's a Mystery! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 4 Readability)
     Doilies in the Sky (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     A Ball with a Funny Shape (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Give It a Turn (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     A Bright Idea (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Fit to Be Tied, Among Other Things (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     It's Barely a Mystery (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Don't Let this Mystery Defeat You! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     An Unusual Word (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)

Short Readers
     What Is It? (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Floating on the Wind (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Flutter, Flutter (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Swirling Wind (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Mystery of the Cottingley Fairies (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Gotcha! (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)

Spanish
     Wally encuentra algo delicioso (grades 1-3)
     Es un Misterio (grades 3-4)


Make a Daily Mystery Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Mystery Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Where is Sally? (Grades 1-2)
     The Sock Robber (Grades 1-2)
     Spring Surprise (Grades 1-2)
     Barn Mystery (Grades 2-3)
     Kitty Mystery (Grades 1-2)
     The Mystery of Making Friends (Grades 2-3)
     The Case of the Missing Money (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Missing Children and Babysitter (Grades 2-3)
     The Case of the Masked Bandit (Grades 2-4)
     The Mystery of the Floating Boy (Grades 2-4)
     A Sticky Situation (Grades 2-4)
     Gary the Goat? (Grades 2-4)
     Mystery of the Missing Birthday (Grades 2-4)
     The Missing Socks (Grade 3)
     Teller of Secrets (Grades 3-4)
     The Runaway Gingerbread Cookie Mystery (Grades 3-4)
     Finding Champ (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Missing Jewel (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Big Balloon (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Wild Thing in the Kitchen (Grades 3-5)
     Mystery of the Letter (Grades 3-5)
     Mystery of the Almost All Black Puppy (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Smart Teacher (Grades 3-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 1 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 2 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 3 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 4 (Grades 4-5)
     The Case of the Porcelain Doll (Grades 4-6)
     The Case of the Missing Deed (Grades 4-6)
     Silly Mrs. Peabody's Missing Spectacles (Grades 4-6)
     The Case of the Missing Cat's Eye (Grades 4-6)
     The Case of Peculiar Remembrances (Grades 4-6)
     The Case of the Woman with the Red Scarf (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Open Window (Grades 4-6)
     Terek's Revenge (Grades 4-6)
     Cherie's Mysterious Talent (Grades 4-6)
     The Magic Present (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     The Mysterious Double Life of Miss Fluffy (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket (Grades 4-6)
     The Mysterious Renoir Thief (Grades 4-6)
     The Cherry Cheesecake Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Newspaper Bandit (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Three (Grades 4-6)
     The Mysterious Fever (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Diary Entry (Grades 4-6)
     Starting the Day on a Good Note (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Three (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Four (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Happy Pooper Scoopers (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Glowing Wolf, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Glowing Wolf, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Missing Riding Crop (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery in Sweetheart Subdivision (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Eye Pad (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Red Dandelions (Grades 4-6)
     Solve the Mystery of the Stolen Ring (Grades 4-6)
     The Cornucopia Mystery (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Two (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Three (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Four (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Man in the Dark (Grades 5-7)

Non-Fiction
     A History Mystery: The Mystery of the Dark Day (Grades 3-5)
     Giant Squids (Grades 4-6)
     Unsolved Mystery - Bigfoot (Grades 4-6)
     Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster (Grades 4-6)
     Unicorns (Grades 5-6)
     Roswell (Grades 5-6)
     Atlantis - Fact or Fantasy? (Grades 5-6)
     Atlantis (Grades 5-7)
     Stonehenge (Grades 5-7)
     The Loch Ness Monster (Grades 5-7)
     Crop Circles (Grades 5-7)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grades 6-8)
     The Monster of Lake Champlain (Grades 6-8)
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes (Grades 6-8)
     Nostradamus (Grades 7-9)

Spanish
     Preparado, apunta, ílanza esa flecha! (grades 1-2)
     Misterio en el establo (grades 2-3)
     El misterio de la gatita (grades 1-2)


Glyphs
        Mystery May Glyph


Read and Color
            David's Missing Grapes
             The Disappearing Donuts (PDF file)


Compare and Contrast
        Monster Traits: Compares two lake monsters (Grades 5-6)

Mystery Place Traits: Compares two exciting mystery places (Grades 5-6)

Monster Traits: Compares three popular monsters (Grades 3-4)

Mystery Creature Traits: Compare and contrast Big Foot and the Loch Ness Monster. (Grades 5-6)

Lost City Traits: Compares two famous lost cities (Grades 5-6)



Activity Pages
            Monster Puzzles


Books
            Unicorns (Grades 4-6)


Bulletin Board
            May Mystery Bulletin Board


Finish the Story
     Message in a Bottle (Grades 2-4)
     The Disappearing Snowball (Grades 2-4)
     Trouble in the Lab (Grades 2-4)
     A Cry in the Dark (Grades 3-4)
     A Dark and Stormy Night (Grades 3-5)
     An Unusual Gift (Grades 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grades 3-6)
     The Missing Earring (Grades 3-6)
     The Invisible Girl (Grades 3-6)
     The Pocket Door (Grades 3-7)
     Whodunit? (Grades 4-6)
     Who Ate All My Cereal? (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Forgotten Face (Grades 4-6)
     You Be the Detective! (Grades 6-8)


Book Units
    Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery (Grades K-2)
    Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery (Grades 1-3)
    Cam Jansen - The Snowy Day Mystery (Grades 1-3)
    Nancy Drew: The Chinese New Year Mystery (Grades 1-3)
    Third Grade Detectives #7: The Case of the Dirty Clue (Grades 1-3)
    Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House (Grades 2-3)
    A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author (Grades 2-4)
    A to Z Mysteries #2: The Bald Bandit (Grades 2-4)
    A to Z Mysteries #3: The Canary Caper (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #6 - Blue Bay Mystery (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #5 - Mike's Mystery (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #4 - Mystery Ranch (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #8 - The Lighthouse Mystery (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #7 - The Woodshed Mystery (Grades 2-4)
    Boxcar Children #3 - The Yellow House Mystery (Grades 2-4)
    The Boxcar Children #2 - Surprise Island (Grades 2-4)
    The Boxcar Children #1 - The Boxcar Children (Grades 2-4)
    The Mystery at the Dog Show (Boxcar Children #35) (Grades 2-4)
    Magic Tree House Blizzard of the Blue Moon #36 (Grades 2-5)
    Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Grades 3-5)
    Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues (Grades 3-5)
    Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man (Grades 3-5)
    Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch (Grades 3-5)
    Room One (Grades 3-5)
    The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog (Grades 3-5)
    Bunnicula (Grades 3-6)
    The 39 Clues: Book Five: The Black Circle (Grades 3-6)
    The Wish Giver (Grades 3-8)
    From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (Grades 4-6)
    Gone-Away Lake (Grades 4-6)
    Goosebumps - Ghost Beach (Grades 4-6)
    Holes (Grades 4-6)
    Lion Boy (Grades 4-6)
    Sasquatch (Grades 4-6)
    The Clue at the Bottom of the Lake (Cabin Creek Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
    The Diamond of Darkhold (Grades 4-6)
    The House With a Clock in Its Walls (Grades 4-6)
    The Missing Manatee (Grades 4-6)
    The Name of this Book is Secret (Grades 4-6)
    The School Story (Grades 4-6)
    The Secret of Zoom (Grades 4-6)
    The 39 Clues: Book One: The Maze of Bones (Grades 4-6)
    The 39 Clues: Book Three: The Sword Thief (Grades 4-6)
    The 39 Clues: Book Two: One False Note (Grades 4-6)
    Wait Till Helen Comes (Grades 4-6)
    Canned (Grades 4-7)
    Chasing Redbird (Grades 4-7)
    Shakespeare's Secret (Grades 4-7)
    The Thief Lord (Grades 4-7)
    The Westing Game (Grades 4-7)
    Well Witched (Grades 4-7)
    Belle Prater's Boy (Grades 4-8)
    Closed for the Season (Grades 4-8)
    Coraline (Grades 4-8)
    The Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book One) (Grades 4-8)
    The City of Ember (Grades 4-8)
    The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Two) (Grades 4-8)
    The Rescue (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Three) (Grades 4-8)
    The Egypt Game (Grades 5-6)
    House of Dies Drear (Grades 5-7)
    Point Blank (Grades 5-7)
    Cryptid Hunters (Grades 5-8)
    Hoot (Grades 5-8)
    Skulduggery Pleasant: Scepter of the Ancients (Grades 5-8)
    The Black Stallion Mystery (Grades 5-8)
    The Man Who Was Poe (Grades 5-8)
    Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (Grades 5-9)
    Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Grades 5-10)
    All the Lovely Bad Ones (Grades 6-8)
    Chasing Vermeer (Grades 6-8)
    Things Hoped For (Grades 6-8)
    The Sorceress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (Grades 6-9)
    The White Mountains (Grades 6-10)
    Treasure Island (Grades 7-12)
    Cathy's Book: If Found Call 650-266-8233 (Grades 9-12)
    I Am the Cheese (Grades 9-12)
    Rebecca (Grades 9-12)
    Killing Mr. Griffin (Grades 10-12)
    Liar (Grades 11-12)


Mystery Analogies
             Mystery Analogies


Funda-blanks
     Big Foot (grades 2-3)
     Colossal Squid (grades 2-3)
     Nessie (grades 2-3)
     The Mystery Gift (grades 2-4)
     Crop Circles (grades 3-4)
     Roswell (grades 3-4)


Context Clues
     Context Clues Reading Skills Unit


Short Stories
From Short Stories Units (high school):
     The Cask of Amontillado
     The Most Dangerous Game
     The Minister's Black Veil


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