Crime Scene Investigation: Learn Reading Comprehension While You Solve a Crime

Ms Kay
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(100)
You will encounter read about a crime and work to solve it each week using skills that transfer to reading comprehension across the subject areas.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 5
Students will learn to make sense of what they are reading. 
Students will cross-check character statements
Students will differentiate between facts and opinions. 
Students will create timelines for each crime. 
Students will re-read for comprehension and pay attention to vocabulary. 
Students will learn vocabulary specific to the genre
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Teacher observation and prompting in the class.
Grades Offered
Colour pencils
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
All the crimes will be non-violent. 

Stories will be teacher written but are borrowed from the following: 
You Be the Jury by Marvin Miller, Encyclopeada Brown by Donald J Sobel, Two Minute Mysteries by Donald J. Sobel, etc

Available times

Table of available sections

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(100)
Right now, I am on a break from teaching but I hope to return at some point.
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(2)
Completed by 17 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 9-11
3-6 learners per class

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