Kinds of mysteries• Detective
Some words you need to
know if you read a mystery…
Have you read any of these mysteries?
Two men dressed in dark clothing enter a rich neighborhood
in the early morning hours. They move quickly from house
to house, taking everything they can. A policeman sees the
men – but does not approach or arrest them.
Who are the men?
The men wear gloves and leave no fingerprints.
The men avoid certain houses.
The men have worked this neighborhood before and are experts
at what they do.
The men aren’t breaking the law.
The homeowners are ready for the men to come.
The men come every week at the same time………..*****
**Garbage men collecting trash!
A man captures a wild animal and brings it back to civilization.
Most days, the man leaves the animal alone and the animal
ventures out on his own. The animal often gets into trouble, and
the man must intervene to set things right. The man is
distinguished from other by his distinctive clothing, which he
appears to wear every day.
What color clothing does the man wear
and what is the animal’s name?
The man has dark hair.
You can read about the animal in books at Pinewood.
The man always wears a bright color.
The man is known by the color of his hat.
The animal likes to monkey around….***
**The man always wears yellow; the
animal’s name is Curious George.