Introduce and explore Author's Purpose and Mood through a reading of Arthur Conan Doyle's, "The Adventure of the Speckled Band." By viewing this Prezi containing two video clips, commercials illustrating Author's Purpose and a complete video of a favorite Sherlock Holmes story, students will fall in love with this mystery provided by Flintbuck. Included is a video assignment for students to be engaged in while viewing the commercials. All you'll need to provide are Persuade, Inform, and Entertain flashcards. This Prezi is a great companion to a detailed reading of the short story.