History of the Mystery:
• The origin of the mystery is____________, but it can be
traced back to _______________________. As long as there
has been crime, there has been____________.
• The very first mystery was published in ___________
by _________________. The title of his book was ___________________________________.
He inspired many others to write mysteries, including the famous_____________________ who
wrote about his well-known character, ________________________.
• The 1920's brought books we still read and enjoy today, including _________________novels
and ______________________________, which were first published in 1927. Three years later,
____________________ embarked on her numerous mystery adventures and Ellery Queen was
introduced to the delight of many.
• In the ____________, more people became exposed to mystery and detective stories when they
aired as ____________________s. _______________, Perry Mason and Dragnet, were among
the first. The first interactive mystery series called______________________, provides viewers
with scenarios about true life cases.
What are 4 things that make a mystery “good”?
What are 2 reasons why we like to read mysteries?
• Rising action-
• Falling action-
• Main ideas