Who IS Sherlock Holmes?

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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 literature's most famous detective.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson and have class members watch the video, complete the comprehension check, and explore the links before returning for a full-class discussion
Classroom Considerations

  • Have groups research the various actors that have portrayed Sherlock Holmes
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  • The resource includes the video, links to related resources, a comprehension check, and a discussion question
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