by Esmeralda Morales

This Webquest is designed to help first graders evaluate the structure of a story. Students will go beyond the book and use critical thinking skills to develop reading comprehension. They will be able to retell the main events, identify the main characters and settings in a story with supporting details.

Introduction

Help!                          

A crime has been committed.  Someone has stolen a bag of gold, a golden hen, and a golden harp!

You are a Fairy Tale Detective. Your mission is to unmask the thief behind the crime in the case of Jack and the Beanstalk.  As a detective, you are to investigate who stole these three valuable treasures.  Be on the look out for clues! Using your detective notepad, you are to record and sketch clues that will reveal the thief who committed the robbery.