This product provides multiple options for culminating assignments for a Sherlock Holmes unit (using any stories!). Included:
- Watson’s Case Files project: Use this with any Sherlock Holmes stories! (Students can all work on the same story or you can assign a different story to each student/group.) This project includes a detailed rubric/directions sheet and templates for reporter’s notes, suspect description sheet, a case review (to evaluate whether the story meets the typical criteria for a good detective story), and peer review sheets that facilitate showcasing their projects.
- Literary Analysis Essay/Creative Writing assignment: Rubric directs students to evaluate whether a Holmes story meets the typical criteria of detective stories, or they can use those same criteria to write an original detective story.
- A template for writing a brochure about "How to be Holmes," which requires students to use details from the stories they read to write about topics including "Analytical Reasoning," "The Wit and Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes," and "How to Keep Your Mind Sharp"