The First Day of School: Who Is The Graffiti Kid?!?
Increasing nervousness and more questions came: Would they be interested? Would they figure out our planned activity quickly? Would they balk at the fact that the learning task was centered on a fabricated crime scene?
It would be through questioning, learning (and applying) evidence & investigation skills and crafting inferences supported by evidence as to what happened that would ultimately lead to the arrest of a suspect.
When provided with a ‘hook,’ students are engaged, and they were. The writing was on the wall.