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How to Play: Clue by Clue is a game that tests your thinking skills. It can be played alone or in a group. Solve the mystery below by going through the clues one at a time. Each time you reveal a new clue, stop and think about what it could mean, what you know from all the clues so far, and what you still need to know. After the last clue is revealed, you can read some hints or go straight to the solution!


  1. Who was near the pond in the park?
  2. Who would benefit directly from Mr. Rivera’s death?
  3. Who had access to Mr. Rivera between 8 and 9am?
  4. Why did Sofia ask Sara to start the car? What is significant about the car?
  5. Why is it so helpful that the clock was shot?
  6. Why was there no dust directly in front of the clock?

Have you figured it out?

Click here to see the solution.

And check out the book it is based on: Clue by Clue by Walton Burns

front cover of Clue by Clue by Walton Burns

Or take a look at printable versions for students: Mystery Resources on TpT

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