Mystery game helps 6th-graders practice analytical skills

05/15/2014 | Louisburg Herald (Kan.)

A Kansas middle school led its sixth-grade class through a series of year-end academic exercises during a western-themed Mystery Book Day. Students divided into teams, or "towns," and took on roles ranging from sheriffs to outlaws as they found clues in a series of academic challenges -- such as solving math equations or brain teasers -- to collect evidence supporting their theories about who they believed stole gold from the town.

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