Sherlock Holmes Stasis and Intrusion Lesson
Seventh graders explore the concepts of "stasis" and "intrusion" as it is portrayed in the Sherlock Holmes story, "The Red-Headed League."
7th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Pendemonium Unnatural Selection: Quotation Marks
Middle schoolers practice the correct use of quotation marks. In this grammar lesson, students watch and then discuss a video on the use of quotation marks. Middle schoolers find examples of quotation marks in books and periodicals and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
A Little Mystery and Intrigue in Writing Short Detective Stories
Students read and analyze the twelve short stories in the novel "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes." They create their own detective that has to solve a new kind of crime, and write and edit a short story with their original detective as...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Mystery: The Game is Afoot
Students enter and experience the world of Sherlock Holmes and hard-boiled detectives in this unit on mysteries. They review and analyze the ""Whodunit Requirements" and the "Mystery Contract" that accompany this lesson. Each student...
K - 8th English Language Arts
Who IS Sherlock Holmes?
Who wears a Inverness cape, a dear-stalker hat, and smokes a calabash pipe? Why, it's elementary. It's Sherlock Homes, of course. But are these clues drawn from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories or from adaptations? Trace the evolution of...
5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts