Saturday, February 26, 2005

Links to Using Mystery Stories in Teaching - Critical Thinking

Mystery stories build critical thinking and skills like deduction, cause-and-effect, sequencing, and prioritization of facts. Here are some nice links we came across. Also don't forget Encyclopedia Brown, Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew, the game 'Clue', and Sherlock Holmes.

Web English Teacher
89.04.06: Challenging Children With Mystery Stories
95.01.01: Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking

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