Mr. Money Bags

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SWBA: read a mystery in order to locate Claims and Evidence

Big Idea

Mr. Pennyroll's been robbed, or has he?

Guiding Question

5 minutes

Today's Guiding Question has to do with different perspectives in the book, The Fourth Stall. Here's an explanation as to why I chose this question:


Here's a copy of that Student example.


50 minutes

The first part of the lesson is a Read-Aloud from The Fourth Stall, as students fill out their Double Entry Journal, noting evidence to support their claims as I read. 

Next, I give the students the mystery, Mr. Money Bags, so they can make a claim and support it with textual evidence.