THE SHERLOCK FILES # 1! The 100-Year Old Secret! by Tracy Barrett
"Your great-great-great grandfather's name was---."
"Sherlock Holmes!" Xander turned a shing face toward Xena. "We're related to Sherlock Holmes! How awesome is that!" from The 100-Year-Old Secret
When Xena and Xander move with their mom and dad to London, a strange message written in disappearing ink leads them into a dangerous trap and a 100-year old mystery. In their detective work, they discover that they are the great-great-great grandchildren of the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. When they turn up his casebook of unsolved crimes, they decide to take up where he left off.
The 100-Year-Old-Secret is the first of a series in The Sherlock Files mysteries. Lots of fun and problem solving await the reader. Written at a 4th grade level with a high interest story line, the story is accessible to a wide range of readers.
The Kids Wings Literature Guide for THE SHERLOCK FILES # 1! The 100-Year Old Secret comes to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats for ease and excellence in printing and projecting.
The activities in this unit include:
* Pre-reading Discussion Cards
* Anticipation Guide
* 2-page Readers’ Theater Introduction
* A Detective Casebook
* Making Connections: Predict/Read/Confirm Chapter Questions,
* Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities,
* Making Lists,
* Sentence Building,
* Spinner Research on England,
* Other Visual Memory Games,
* Building Realistic Fiction,
* Crossword Puzzle,
* Detecting Number--Math Challenges,
* Writing Post Cards,
* Detecting Order (Sequence),
* Art Show Logic Puzzle,
* Answer Keys
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