The Albertosaurus Mystery

Journeys Lesson 17

Essential Question

How can you figure out ideas the author doesn't state directly?
The Albertosaurus Mystery

Story Skills: Drawing Conclusions and Visualizing

Drawing conclusions- using text details to figure out ideas that the author does not directly state.

Visualize- as you read, use details to picture what is happening

Drawing Conclusions


buried- covered up

location- place where something is

remains- what is left

clues- things that help solve a mystery or problem

skeletons- frameworks of bones inside bodies

evidence- facts that lead to a conclusion or help people find out what is true

fossils- very old traces or remains of plants or animals

prove- to show by facts

fierce- very wild and dangerous

uncovering- opening to view