Teaching Sherlock Holmes and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band?" Introduce the riveting detective short story with this engaging 60-slide PowerPoint that will last the entire unit. Common Core-aligned product includes facts on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the mystery genre, anticipation questions, vocabulary review, literary elements, discussion questions, and writing activities that enhance analysis of this thematically rich, spine-tingling text.
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Add rigor and fun to short stories with Short Story Analysis Task Cards
Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc.
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Wait time is your secret weapon! When you ask a question, increase your wait time from one second to five seconds and see immediate results! Double tip: Don’t preface a question with a name. This will engage all your students - not just the one who has been called on.
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