Daily Lessons for Teaching Final Jeopardy

Linda Fairstein
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 96 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Final Jeopardy Lesson Plans

Daily Lessons

Objective: Detective fiction is a popular genre of crime fiction in which a detective, either professional or amateur, investigates a crime, often murder. The objective of this lesson is to examine how the writing style of this section reveals the genre of this book, Final Jeopardy, as a detective fiction novel.

1) Class Discussion: What is a detective fiction novel? Begin with a discussion of this now popular genre. Identify elements of a detective fiction novel in this chapter. In a detective fiction novel, there are archetypal characters such as the hard-boiled detective, the dangerously alluring femme fatale, and the well-heeled villain surrounded by gun-toting thugs. What does the author reveal about the character(s) in these settings that immediately introduces the element of a detective fiction novel? What elements of the story line are full of this noir genre? Discuss.

2) Group Discussion: Divide the class into smaller...

(read more Daily Lessons)

This section contains 8,349 words
(approx. 28 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Final Jeopardy Lesson Plans