Riddling Along

Riddling Along
Students love riddles and jokes and often enjoy creating riddles about characters,
key events, or information gained from a unit of study.
Riddling Along
Topic for my riddle: ___________________________________________
Name of the Author: __________________________________________
1. List facts you know on this topic:
2. Number your facts. Number 1 should be the fact least likely to give away the
answer to your riddle. The highest number should go to the fact that would
most likely give away the answer.
3. Rewrite the facts in the order you chose (Numbers 1 to ---) and think of an
ending question.
4. Read your riddle to others and see if they can guess the answer.
1999 by Linda Hoyt from Reflect, Revisit, Retell. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann