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  41.   Word Play Fun... Not Your Ordinary Literary Masterpiece!
...characteristics, and habitats, taking notes, then writing 3-5 paragraphs, employing an effective beginning and a logical ending. The student completes the teacher-prepared WebQuest based upon Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles (10 queries) and locates two forms of word play used in Doyle's Detective Sherlock Holmes' work. The student consults the Teacher Curriculum Page (Doyle's website) or peruses the library copy of the work in order to find the correct answers. The student describes in their own words what a real "private eye" does, listing characteristics needed to be an effective P.I. Challenge: Do you think a real P.I...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  42.   Energy Detectives
...ten in both English and Spanish in Appendix III), and sing the song as a class. 4. Show Energy & Me from the Energy & Me music and dance video/DVD. Invite the students to sing and dance along. Part B Exploring the Energy Around You 1. Put on two baseball caps (one forward and one backward) to mimic Sherlock Holmes. Tell students that you have on your detective hat because they are going to be energy detectives. Hand out the Energy Clue Signs (from Student Page 31) and explain that as students explore the classroom, they should look and feel for clues of energy. When they find an energy clue Copyright 2006, American Forest...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  43.   Houdini
...er identity? What does a person lose or gain by leaving his or her past behind? Who is welcomed into American society? Who prospers and why? What qualities do students believe make someone an "American"? a. George Bernard Shaw once said that the three most famous names in history were Jesus Christ, Sherlock Holmes, and Houdini. Talk about celebrity with students: Why might someone seek it out? Include in your discussion such influences as family roles, early successes and failures, legacy and expectations of parents, self-esteem and self-confidence (both positive and negative), talent, and financial concerns. What do stude...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  44.   Sample college Eng. Comp. 1 syllabus
...mulated Points PRCC Grade Scale Letter Grade or Report Card 90 - 100 A PromotedToENG 1123 80 - 89 B 70 - 79 C 60 - 69 D 0 - 59 F Will repeat ENG 1113 Bibliography Assignments for ENG 1113 Bibliography Assignment #1 (Due 10/15/03) Topic for the Bibliography: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Component Format Notes Value Working Bibliography 10 bibliography cards (3x5 size) in format specified by HH Chapter 40a (beginning page 615) You must include:4 book entries3 printed journal entries3 Internet entries (accessed through Magnolia and approved sources) 80 pts. Final Submission A formal MLA format Wor...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  45.   SHORT STORY UNIT PLAN
#1173. SHORT STORY UNIT PLAN Literature, level: Senior Posted Fri Jul 16 21:15:22 PDT 1999 by Alyson Schenker (bigfatslob@prodigy.net). Alyson's Educational Home Page Deerfield Beach High School, Derrfield Beach, USA Materials Required: Sherlock Holmes stories - see below Activity Time: One Week Unit Plan Concepts Taught: elements of plot, narration, presentation, et al. short UNIT PLAN: SHORT STORIESface="Arial"> by Alyson Schenker-Deerfield Beach High School DAY 1 Analysis: 10th grade Language Arts class Unit Connection to previous lessons: Students have just...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  46.   Investigating Genre: The Case of the Classic Detective Story
...from their peers. Have students write a reflective piece that highlights the intentions behind their mystery's adherence to and deviation from the expectations for the genre. back to top EXTENSIONS After students write and share their updated mysteries, have students view the new interpretation of Sherlock Holmes set in modern London and utilizing tools such as the Internet and cell phones (PBS Masterpiece, fall 2010). After investigating the subgenre of classic detective fiction, allow students to choose another subgenre within mystery * or another genre entirely * to explore. Students can record their mysteries, add mus...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  47.   Exploring the Subtext Strategy: Thinking Beyond the Text
...are. Students then take turns telling their subtext aloud. Below is an example from the second page of the story using three students to play Alexander, Anthony, and Nick: Anthony: Wow! I'm going to test this out on the new racetrack I constructed! I bet it's the fastest car yet! Nick: Cool! I bet Sherlock Holmes had one of these! I bet I can solve a lot of mysteries with this! Alexander: This is the worst day ever. My brothers always get everything just because they're older! I wish I was as old as them. 7. Continue with the story in this way. Try to give as many students as possible the opportunity to act out a subtext....
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    Grade Level: K-5

  48.   Book Report Alternative: Creating a Childhood for a Character
...te a text set, as described in An Exploration of Text Sets: Supporting All Readers of books related to the Arthurian legend. This booklist from Kidsreads.com offers information about several books related to this topic. As an alternate introduction or follow-up, view and discuss the 1985 film Young Sherlock Holmes, which invents a childhood for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's well-known detective. Have students use the Profile Publisher to create a profile for their character at a specific point in his or her childhood. back to top STUDENT ASSESSMENT/REFLECTIONS Observe students as they work in small groups and as they share thei...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  49.   One Step at a Time
...nvironmental or other science problem. You could also collaborate with a science teacher to have students apply Polya's procedure to problems from their science class. Have students discuss how the protagonist of a novel or short story uses Polya's steps to solve a problem. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes character is an excellent example. Have students practice metacognition by documenting their thought processes while playing games on the website for Calculation Nation . The game Factor Dazzle works particularly well for this. Students should play a game first to understand the rules, and then use metacognition...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  50.   Caesar Cipher
...aesar cipher and any shift they choose and give the ciphertext to a classmate. The student receiving the ciphertext should decode the message and be able to tell what shift was used. Extensions Have students use frequency analysis to decode the secret messages in The Adventure of the Dancing Men, a Sherlock Holmes mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Codes used in The Adventure of the Dancing Men Working with the English or Language Arts teacher, you may want to have students read the entire story. The Adventures of the Dancing Men, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Teacher Reflection Were students able to use the letter frequencies...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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