Mystery Book Report Materials: Poster Board Paper Zip Lock bags (for clues) Due Date: October 16 Directions: 1. Find a mystery that interests you and is at an appropriate level for you. Your book must be approved by your teacher. 2. Fold a poster board in half to make it look like a file folder. On the front cover of your case report, write the name of your detective agency, the book title, and author. 3. Location: Open your file and write the location and appropriate time of the mystery (in other words, the setting). 4. Case Summary: Next write a brief summary of the mystery and label it “Case Summary.” 5. Clues: Look through the book to find clues that helped solve the mystery. Find 3 clues that helped solve the mystery. Include a picture or item that represents each clue. Beside each, write information the clue revealed in the end. 6. Characters: Who was involved? Make a list of the main characters. Beside each character, note any suspicious behavior that occurred at any point in the story. Write whether any additional information was revealed about each character at the end of the story. 7. Case Solution: Finally, describe how the mystery was solved. If any detectives deserve special mention, explain why here. 8. Sign and date your report, and pass it in to the chief detective (your teacher).