Your name: ______________________________ Completed by: ______________
Read It Choice: ________________________________________________________
Try-It Choice: _________________________________________________________
Connect-It Choice: _____________________________________________________
Please select one activity from each category below to complete as part of our Mystery Unit.
Write the name of each activity in the blanks above and write the date that they will be completed.
You may complete more if you finish, but remember to work carefully. Enjoy your Internet travels!
READ-IT: Read to Find Out More Information
Progress Check: Write a journal entry that tells at least three new facts you learned from the information at this web site. Rate the web site on how much it kept your interest.
- Read an interview with David Adler about Cam
- See photos and learn about author David Adler at his Homepage. Read a short biography and another biography
- Visit the Bone Zone to learn about new dinosaur bone findings and the tools used
- Learn more about the Coelophysis or All About Dinosaurs from Enchanted Learning
- Visit The Unoffical Cam Jansen Page, created by a fourth grader
- Find out how these students Made Their Own Online Internet Adventure
TRY-IT: Try an activity from the list below that relates to our unit.
Progress Check: Give a short oral description of the activity you completed and show the class an example of the finished product. Give an opinion of this activity.
- Piece a prehistoric predator together at this online Dinosaur Hunter demo or play with dinosaurs at Dino Online
- Solve an online Nancy Drew mystery
- Guess the identity of many many animals in the unique online puzzle and question game at Kids.com Mystery Animal Game
- Participate in Kids Love a Mystery Week
- Advanced readers can help A. Pintura Art Detective solve an online mystery about art history Solve The Mystery of the Missing Plans: An Online Interactive Detective's Adventure written and illustrated by second graders
- Learn about the history of mysteries, get great writing tips, complete a scavenger hunt and receive a personal detective's certificate with the Junior Thinkquest Project Millenium Mystery Madness
CONNECT-IT: Connect what you've just learned with something new. You may use any knowledge you have about Mysteries to complete the following activities.
Progress Check: Explain in writing or in a short oral presentation how this activity helped you learn even more about our Mystery Unit.
- Submit your predictions for the new millenium (includes lesson plan for teachers) and read what other students have predicted about the Millenium Mystery
- Track photos and read journal entries to gather clues about two missing stuffed animals at Piggy and Puppy Online Mystery
- Solve online mystery cases, write and post original mysteries online at The Case.com