HISTORY’S MYSTERIES

Solve the Crime of the Time

COMPLETE SET: 12 PowerPoint® units

$341.40

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In each of these hands-on investigative activities, students are given an authentic task: to think like criminalists and review mock forensic files of a historical event.

Students gather, analyze, and interpret evidence, engaging in tasks such as poring over photographs, analyzing documents, and reading maps and charts. A PowerPoint® presentation includes an introduction to the task, a coroner’s report or a police incident report, and several types of sources from the "crime scene." Students then fill out a "forensic report" graphic organizer, hypothesize how the event took place, and conclude by reading a "Mystery Solved" handout that provides historical background on the "crime." Optional extension activities include having students create a "breaking news" TV report, write a front-page newspaper article, or compose a "news alert" text message.

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Copyright

2010–11

Publisher

Interact

Grade

6–12

Samples from Nat Turner's Rebellion

Titles in this series (12) :