Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Room One: Extension Activties

Enjoying Room One: A Mystery or Two?  Here are a few aspects of the story you might want to investigate further...

MysteryNet's Kids Mysteries

A selection of mystery games and mystery stories written by kids.

4-H Virtual Farm

Learn about farms of many kinds, see videos and read interviews with farmers.

One-Room Schoolhouses

Information about one-room schools and early education in the United States.

FBI for Kids

Learn more about the FBI through games, tips, stories and interactives.

Detective Skills and Mysteries Kids' Blog

Learn all about being a detective and how to solve mysteries.

And here are a few other books you might like to read:

The View From the Cherry Tree by Willo Davis Roberts
Rob admits having seen a murder, but no one believes him--exceptthe murderer.

The 100-Year Old Secret by Traci Barrett
Xena and Xander Holmes, an American brother and sister living in London for a year, discover that Sherlock Holmes was their great-great-great grandfather when they are inducted into the Society for the Preservation of Famous Detectives and given his unsolved casebook, from which they attempt to solve the case of a famous missing painting.

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

The Secret School by Avi
In 1925, fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson secretly takes over as the teacher when the one-room schoolhouse in her remote Colorado area closes unexpectedly.

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