Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud Literary Circles Unit Guide

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If you're eager and ready to give your students an opportunity to actively engage in the literary process, look no further than Wake Up Sunshine's Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud Literary Circles Unit Guide! Students will enjoy the process of leading the novel's discussion and comprehension through student led meetings. As an educator, you'll be pleased to see how if given the chance, your students can truly engage in the literary process on their own and gain a vast understanding of the novel's structure simply by conducting literary circles. This affordable literary guide will allow you to set up the process and then sit back and watch as your students flourish.

Included in the unit
Page 3: Terms of Use
Pages 4 – 5: Core Standards Met
Page 6: Explanation of Literary Circles
Page 7: Literary Circles in Action (Videos)
Page 8: Discussion Director Poster
Page 9: Discussion Director Template
Page 10: Discussion Director Student Example
Page 11: Passage Master Poster
Page 12: Passage Master Template
Page 13: Passage Master Student Example
Page 14: Illustrator Poster
Page 15: Illustrator Template
Page 16: Illustrator Student Example
Page 17: Connector Poster
Page 18: Connector Template
Page 19: Connector Student Example
Page 20: Vocabulary Master Poster
Page 21: Vocabulary Master Template
Page 22: Vocabulary Master Student Example
Page 23: Chapter’s 1 – 2 Quiz
Page 24: Chapter 3 Quiz
Pages 25 – 26: Chapter 4 Quiz
Page 27: Chapter’s 5 – 6 Quiz
Page 28: Chapter’s 7 – 8 Quiz
Page 29: Chapter 9 Quiz
Page 30: Chapter’s 10 – 12 Quiz
Page 31: Chapter’s 13 – 16 Quiz
Page 32: Chapter 17 Quiz
Page 33: Writing Prompts
Pages 34 – 36: Multiple Intelligence Project Ideas
Page 37: Song Inspiration Project
Pages 38 – 41: Final Test
Pages 42 – 46: Answer Key
Page 47: References

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Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


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