Teaching Resource

Mini-Mystery – What Is the Shoe's Name?

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A fun, logic-based activity where students read clues to solve the mystery.

This teaching resource can be used as an engaging warm-up activity, or as an extension task for fast finishers.

Display the mini-mystery on your interactive whiteboard, or distribute hard copies to individual students.

Students read the statements made by the characters, along with the ‘Cold Hard Facts’.

They then use logic and reasoning to eliminate ‘red herring’ characters and solve the mystery!

An answer sheet is provided.

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Rim Mishu

Can we have the answers?

Rim Mishu · Aug 9th, 2021

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hi there Rim, the answers are included in the download. Please let me know how you go and if you have any further issues, don’t hesitate to email [email protected].

Holly (Teach Starter) · Aug 10th, 2021

Molly Brooker

Can we have a pack of these or a pp with one on each slide, to use as a warm up?

Molly Brooker · Dec 18th, 2020

Tom (Teach Starter)

Great idea Molly! We are currently looking into creating a PowerPoint for the mini-mysteries. Be on the lookout for it in the new year!

In the meantime, we have a resource collection where you can find all the mini-mysteries in one place.


Tom (Teach Starter) · Dec 18th, 2020

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