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The Westing Game: Read Aloud Mystery and a $200 Million Riddle-Puzzle

In this six-week course, students will read aloud together and decifer the mystery of The Westing Game by Ellen Raskins.
Kathy Pudil
28 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
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year olds
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Charged upfront
$17 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 6 weeks
55 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will enjoy an entertaining mystery story while practicing the skill of deducing, drawing facts from clues in the story, and making predictions based on what we know. This book is both entertaining and mind-exercising.
We will read the book aloud together in class. Homework will consist of reading the class page responses, and sometimes creating a response to a think/connect question after the reading. Asking questions and wondering about the details is encouraged.
copy of book (digital or hard copy okay) The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin paper + pen/pencil, for note taking--to help us decifer the clues!
Informal assessment is used to insure students are "getting it." Think questions, connecting questions, and wondering exercises are used along the way to help us figure out the clues. 
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There is a dead body as part of the mystery, but no gorey details. There are reference to bombs being set in the apartment complex, but they are not threatening so much as clue-providing, to lead the mystery-solver in a particular direction. Turtle has a habit of kicking people when she's angry, but her behavior is never condoned, and she knows she needs to stop. Any questions or concerns about this novel are welcome and I will address them individually.
The teacher may use excerpts from: The Westing Game - A Study Guide (Novel-Ties) by Beatrice G. Davis, but students are not required to have a copy of this book.


Kathy Pudil
Lives in the United States
I try to be flexible in my schedule, so if you do not see a time/day that works for you, please suggest a time and I will accommodate if I am able.
28 total reviews
62 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Teacher Kathy, and I look forward to seeing you in my classroom!  I teach students of all ages to become better readers and writers through integrated, interactive, and hands-on learning. I enjoy incorporating art and music into... 
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