Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

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 designed to engage reluctant readers.

188 Views 134 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have young deductionists craft their own stories, bind the tales, and use them in subsequent years

  • Includes student and teacher reading lists, project suggestions, and a short quiz

  • Although designed for reluctant and below-grade-level readers, little scaffolding is provided to ensure comprehension

Be the first to comment

Join Lesson Planet Community, our free teacher discussion forum, to share ideas about this resource, and more.

Join the Conversation

What Members Say

Erin K.
Lesson Planet has helped me be more innovative, and definitely more organized. It's perfect!!
Erin K., Teacher
Stockton, CA