My very favorite Ellen Raskin book.  "The Westing Game" is better known, but I think this one is much better.

My very favorite Ellen Raskin book. "The Westing Game" is better known, but I think this one is much better.

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

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

"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 File Featuring Foreshadowing & Context Clues

"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! $

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

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

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

"The Westing Game" Activities and Lesson Plans | Lesson Planet

"The Westing Game" Activities and Lesson Plans | Lesson Planet

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!

Character Study Part 1: The Westing Game- students are in charge of tracking one character through the duration of the read aloud book

Character Study Part 1: The Westing Game- students are in charge of tracking one character through the duration of the read aloud book

Our list of the best books for middle school according to teachers. http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/special-reports/building-your-classroom-library/the-best-books-for-grades-6-8

Our list of the best books for middle school according to teachers. http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/special-reports/building-your-classroom-library/the-best-books-for-grades-6-8

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 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!

FREE Printable to use with The Westing Game

FREE Printable to use with The Westing Game

No-Prep novel study for "The Westing Game", a standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enrichment projects. Teacher friendly engaging lessons to use with this award winning novel by Ellen Raskin in your classroom while encouraging critical reading skills.$

The Westing Game Novel Study & Enrichment Project Menu

No-Prep novel study for "The Westing Game", a standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enrichment projects. Teacher friendly engaging lessons to use with this award winning novel by Ellen Raskin in your classroom while encouraging critical reading skills.$

The Westing Game Detective Notebook & Final Project | The Learning Effect

The Westing Game Detective Notebook & Final Project

The Westing Game Detective Notebook & Final Project | The Learning Effect

BUILDING the setting for your novel study! We did just that while reading, "The Westing Game!"

BUILDING the setting for your novel study! We did just that while reading, "The Westing Game!"

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: A Novel Study

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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