Mystery Words - Part One

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
30 to 45 minutes

This is lesson contains a worksheet on mystery words. Students will solve the mystery words by the clues that are given.


Students will learn:
To read clues and understand them
To follow the clues to solve the mystery

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have in this lesson
Pencils and Erasers


First, you will copy the worksheet so that each student will have a copy.

Then, you will explain to the students what they are to do. You can write the following example on the board.

Example: What is the word for the following clue?

1. What is the season after fall?

The answer is spring.

After they understand what they are to do on the worksheet, then you can hand out the sheets for the students to work on independently.

Worksheet - Mystery Clues - Part One

Directions: Write the word after each question that will solve the clues.

Here is a list of the words: Monday, Wednesday, March, June, January, April, August, May, Feburary, Tuesday, Thursday, July, Friday, Sunday, October, December, Saturday, November, Summer, and Fall.

1. What is the second month of the year?

2. What is the second day of the week?

3. What is the last month of the year?

4. What is the third day of the week?

5. What is the first month of the year?

6. What is the fourth month of the year?

7. What is the fourth day of the week?

8. What is the third month of the year?

9. What is the first day of the week on the calendar?

10. What is the last day of the week?

11. What is the eleventh month of the year?

12. What is the seventh day of the month?

13. What is the fifth day of the week?

14. What is the sixth month of the year?

15. What is the season when school starts?

16. What is the ninth month of the year?

17. What is the sixth day of the week?

18. What is the tenth month of the year?

19. What is the season when school is out?

20. What is the fifth month of the year? Answer Sheet

1. February

2. Monday

3. December

4. Tuesday

5. January

6. April

7. Wednesday

8. March

9. Sunday

10. Saturday

11. November

12. July

13. Thursday

14. June

15. Fall

16. September

17. Friday

18. October

19. Summer

20. May


You can grade the students on the total number correct out of the total possible number.

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