Mystery Hooks

How can I build up the suspense of the unveiling?

Create the Suspense!

How can I gain engagement by openly hiding something from the class?

-"Do not open" or "do not touch" boxes/bags

-"Do not open Until...." boxes

-Reach inside and feel box

-Bags within bags

-Bring a "__________" for math tomorrow!

Peak Curiosity and Intrigue!

-hide prizes

-reveal flash/match cards

-task cards

-clue cards


-objects for observations


-reading prompts or bag of random objects students must write about

-objects/artifacts that represent or tie into new topic