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“Unwrap a Mystery Book” Library Program Kit


Grade Levels:
3rd Grade and up

Yes, all of the instructional materials are editable.

Teaching Duration:
1 or 2 class periods, continuing as desired

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“Unwrap a Mystery Book” is an elementary version of a “Blind Date with a Book” program. This set-up kit includes everything you need to let your students do the bulk of the work (such as wrapping the books), saving you time and energy.

This kit contains all the same pieces as Mrs. ReaderPants’ Blind Date with a Book Program except the phrase “Blind Date with a Book” is replaced with “Unwrap a Mystery Book” in all pieces of the kit. There is also simplified language on the Hint Cards.

If you are an elementary librarian, teach ESL students, or are just looking for something less “romantic,” you will probably prefer this kit. This version will also work just fine with middle and high school students as well.

This 27-page program set-up kit is editable and includes:

  • 8-slide editable PowerPoint / Google Slides Lesson for students
    • Shows how the program works and how students can create a wrapped Mystery Book
  • Creation Station Center Instructions
    • This is where students will wrap the books and attach recommendation cards.
    • Editable in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides
  • Eight (8) Recommendation Cards
    • Students fill these out and attach them to the books.
    • Editable in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides
  • Eight (8) “How Did It Go?” Cards
    • Students fill these out after they try a Mystery Book. They can turn these in for a chance to win a daily, weekly, or Grand Prize drawing, if you choose.
    • Editable in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides
  • High-resolution, Full-color Posters
    • Put this with your Mystery Books on display.
    • There are three versions, two of which have editable text boxes.
  • Comprehensive Lesson Plan for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades aligned to:
    • 2018 AASL National School Library Standards for Learners,
    • National Common Core ELA Standards, and
    • Pennsylvania Core ELA Standards.
    • Editable in Microsoft Word .docx file format
  • 3 pages of Instructions, Tips, and Ideas for teacher-librarians and media specialists
    • Editable in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text. 

  • Inquire – C.1. – C.4.
  • Include – B.1. – D.1.
  • Collaborate – A.1. – A.2. – D.1.
  • Explore – A.1. – C.1.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.10.

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