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The Westing Game Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

A modern classic and the winner of the Newberry Medal, The Westing Game is an excellent novel to introduce readers to the mystery genre. The story is clever enough that readers will have to pay careful attention and so engaging they will not want to put it down.

Readers will learn to set a purpose for reading and understand how the chapters in a mystery novel fit together. The Book Club lesson plans draw student attention to the overall structure of clues and the author’s use of suspense and foreshadowing. Students will also learn to develop a list of suspects and find evidence to support their solution to the mystery.

  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 6 book club meetings focused on Genre Study
  • Chapter by chapter discussion questions and key vocabulary
  • Book Club calendar
  • Conversation prompts
  • Student self-evaluations forms
  • Reading response board
  • Culminating activity
  • Instructional focus assessment, answer key, and rubric
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Comprehension Assessment
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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A modern classic and the winner of the Newberry Medal, The Westing Game is an excellent novel to introduce readers to the mystery genre. The story is clever enough that readers will have to pay careful attention and so engaging they will not want to put it down.

Readers will learn to set a purpose for reading and understand how the chapters in a mystery novel fit together. The Book Club lesson plans draw student attention to the overall structure of clues and the author’s use of suspense and foreshadowing. Students will also learn to develop a list of suspects and find evidence to support their solution to the mystery.

  • Included in this collection
  • Lesson plans for 6 book club meetings focused on Genre Study
  • Chapter by chapter discussion questions and key vocabulary
  • Book Club calendar
  • Conversation prompts
  • Student self-evaluations forms
  • Reading response board
  • Culminating activity
  • Instructional focus assessment, answer key, and rubric
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Comprehension Assessment
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
The Westing Game
Book Author:
Ellen Raskin
Grade Level:
5
Genre(s):
Mystery
F&P Guided Reading Level:
V
DRA Level:
50
Reading Recovery Level:
Theme(s):
Award Winners
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TEKS
Common Core Alignment:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RL.5.10, RF.5.3, RF.5.4, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, W.5.8, W.5.9, L.5.4a, L.5.5, L.5.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.5.4a, L.5.5, L.5.6
TEKS Alignment:
5.1C, 5.1A, 5.1D, 5.6A, 5.6B, 5.6C, 5.6D, 5.6E, 5.6F, 5.6G, 5.6H, 5.6I, 5.7A, 5.7B, 5.7C, 5.7D, 5.7E, 5.7F, 5.7G, 5.8A, 5.8B, 5.8C, 5.8D, 5.9A, 5.9B, 5.9D(i), 5.9D(ii), 5.9D(iii), 5.9E(i), 5.9E(ii), 5.9E(iii), 5.9F, 5.10A, 5.10B, 5.10C, 5.10D, 5.10E, 5.10F, 5.10G, 5.13A, 5.13C, 5.13E, 5.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
5.7E, 5.7F, 5.3A, 5.3B
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