Mysteries have wide appeal for readers no matter their reading preferences, and they provide opportunities to practice inferential and predictive thinking. In this episode, Donalyn Miller discusses instructional uses for mysteries.
Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and the author of The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009) and Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2013). Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, and The Washington Post. Donalyn serves as Scholastic Book Fairs’ Manager of Independent Reading and Outreach.