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. 1999, 109 pages, 81/2" x 11", soft cover.