Mystery Vocabulary Worksheet

Vocabulary worksheet to use with free mystery lesson plan for 4th grade and up

Alibi

A plea offered by an accused person of not having been at the scene of crime.

Clue

Something that appears to give information toward solving the crime.

Deduction

Collecting the facts and drawing a possible conclusion.

Evidence

Someone or something that proves who committed the crime.

Red herring

A false lead that throws the investigator off track.

Sleuth

An investigator or detective.

Suspects

People who appear to have a motive to have committed the crime.

Witness

Person who has personal knowledge about the crime.

 

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