Need a clue about how to generate excitement in your classroom? This unique activity book solves the mystery! Casting students in the roles of reporters, lawyers and detectives at the scene of a crime, the entire class becomes involved in the drama of a criminal investigation. Excitement builds as participants examine clues, make a case and bring it to trial. The interdisciplinary team activities help build valuable thinking and problem-solving skills in science, English and history. The unit includes role-playing, skill development in writing, research and computers. This complete guide provides detailed instructions and reproducible masters for easy implementation of the unit in your classroom. Suitable for grades 5–12. Index. 109 pages, 8½" × 11", soft cover.