Teach the Comprehension Skills & Strategies: Character, Drawing Conclusions, Genre, Plot, Predicting with The Westing Game

Teach the Comprehension Skills & Strategies: Character, Drawing Conclusions, Genre, Plot, Predicting with The Westing Game

The Westing Game Character Facebook Profile Pages | The Learning Effect

The Westing Game Character Facebook Profile Pages | The Learning Effect

The Westing Game is full of characters. Have your students keep track of each one and the clues about them.

The Westing Game is full of characters. Have your students keep track of each one and the clues about them.

The Westing Game Detective File is intended to engage the learner while reading The Westing Game which centers around Sam Westings sixteen heirs after they are challenged by him to unravel the secret behind his death.  By using the detective files while reading The Westing Game, students will be able to be an active learner and take notes that will help them organize their thoughts.

The Westing Game: Detective Files Activity

The Westing Game Detective File is intended to engage the learner while reading The Westing Game which centers around Sam Westings sixteen heirs after they are challenged by him to unravel the secret behind his death. By using the detective files while reading The Westing Game, students will be able to be an active learner and take notes that will help them organize their thoughts.

This organizational chart will help students of Ellen Raskin's "The Westing Game" get a grip on where all the characters live in Sunset Towers, and which characters are which partners.I made this visual for my class and used it as a study lesson prior to their mid-book exam, though it could also be used as an exam in itself, if you wanted.

The Westing Game family tree

This organizational chart will help students of Ellen Raskin's "The Westing Game" get a grip on where all the characters live in Sunset Towers, and which characters are which partners.I made this visual for my class and used it as a study lesson prior to their mid-book exam, though it could also be used as an exam in itself, if you wanted.

Life in Fifth Grade: The Westing Game Central Questions and Quick Notes

Life in Fifth Grade: The Westing Game Central Questions and Quick Notes

"Character Analysis Case Files" work well for any novel or short story!  Your students will act as though they are detectives and develop skills in predicting and making inferences using context clues and evidence from the story! $

"Character Analysis Case Files" work well for any novel or short story! Your students will act as though they are detectives and develop skills in predicting and making inferences using context clues and evidence from the story! $

The Westing Game is a wonderfully intriguing mystery and a great novel study for upper elementary and middle school students. This blog post is chock full of ideas, activities and lesson plans to bring this book to life in your classroom!

The Westing Game is a wonderfully intriguing mystery and a great novel study for upper elementary and middle school students. This blog post is chock full of ideas, activities and lesson plans to bring this book to life in your classroom!

The Westing Game - Book Trailer. I love this book but can't ever seem to get my students interested in it... This should do the trick!

The Westing Game - Book Trailer. I love this book but can't ever seem to get my students interested in it... This should do the trick!

The Westing Game is a wonderfully intriguing mystery and a great novel study for upper elementary and middle school students.  This blog post is chock full of ideas, activities and lesson plans to bring this book to life in your classroom!

The Westing Game is a wonderfully intriguing mystery and a great novel study for upper elementary and middle school students. This blog post is chock full of ideas, activities and lesson plans to bring this book to life in your classroom!

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