Sherlock Holmes | The Blue Carbuncle | Short Story Unit | Escape Room | Holiday

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This resource has everything to complete a short story unit for Readers "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" based on the short story from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Christmas Mystery. British Literature.

Digital Escape Room (use link or Google Classroom), Google Slides Presentation, Readers Theater Script, writing exercise, discussion questions, and word search puzzle with answer key.


A valuable blue gemstone has been found in the neck of a Christmas goose. Discover how Holmes and Watson solve the mystery.

9 Reading Parts - Narrator, John Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Commissionaire Peterson, Henry Baker, Landlord, Breckinridge, James Ryder, Maggie

Short Story Unit Includes:

**PDF file provides links for Introduction to Sherlock Holmes and Digital Graphic Organizer to assign through Google Classroom.

Escape Room Includes:

  • Digital Escape Room (Google Form, send students link or use Google Classroom)
  • 6 digital tasks students need to complete based on "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle"
  • Teacher Instructions and Escape Room Answer Key
  • Student Worksheet to organize clues

Digital Escape Room

Fun and interactive way for students to review key facts and characters. Created with Google Forms, students have to unlock clues that allow them to advance to the next slide. The first group to "Submit Form" wins.


1. Quotefalls

2. "Who Said This Quote?" Matching

3. Mystery Genre Matching

4. Plot Order

5. Pictogram

6. Unscramble Letter Clues for Final Solution


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Introduction to Sherlock Holmes Presentation for PowerPoint


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Total Pages
24 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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