These short, high-interest mysteries happening in fascinating locations will grab any struggling reader’s attention! Students follow clues, find facts, make inferences, and solve each caper.
To increase fluency, pre-reading exercises introduce vocabulary and help students establish prior knowledge by providing background information. Each reading passage is full of clues to keep even the most reluctant of readers captivated.
Following each mystery story, comprehension questions target specific reading skills including main idea, inference, drawing conclusions, sequence, reading for details, and much more!
Meet the Detective
Discover the magic of New York City as you visit famous places and solve intriguing mysteries with Detective Hanlon of the twenty-third precinct. Hanlon’s cases take him all over this amazing city.
- 12 Mysteries
- Before You Read Activities (Predicting, Thinking, & Glossary)
- After You Read Skill-Specific, Comprehension Questions
Reading Level 4 | Interest Level 3-12