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This is one of the best ways to help students with their reading, speaking and listening skills. Chunked content assists students in developing reading comprehension.
"The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb" from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Short story unit with activities.
11 Reading Parts - Dr. John Watson, Narrator, Sherlock Holmes, Guard, Victor Hatherley, Col Stark, Elise, Fritz, Detective Bradstreet, Plain-Clothes Policeman, Station Master
- 16-page Readers Theater Script
- Pre-reading Quick Write
- Post-reading Discussion Questions
Use as One-Act Play and/or Readers Theater for the upper grades. Adapted to script form from the original short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Contains original text. ATOS Book Level: 7.7
Fun reading strategy to improve close reading and comprehension skills. Help students with reading, speaking, and listening skills.
Works well for performing arts, public speaking, Mystery, British Literature, and/or Short Story units.
Use as quick and easy skit for Drama Club, English classroom, or ELD classes.
Great for building self-esteem and self-concept. Encouraging to students who enjoy acting as well as reluctant readers.