Celebrity garbage: Cal Calvino

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson  |  RAR

Help a detective work out what happened to a missing celebrity. Look closely at clues in a rubbish bin. Note key dates and times on items of evidence such as a pet grooming receipt and a flight reservation. Sort the evidence into chronological order. Look at a model recount of another case story. Build a recount of Cal's disappearance using the facts collected. Conclude with your solution to the case. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 5, Grade 6
Oral Language Reading Comprehension Vocabulary Development Writing and Composition Viewing Comprehension Oral Language and Fluency
Learners, Students

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