This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: In Chapter 1, Watson and Holmes take turns deducing characteristics of Dr. Mortimer, using his left-behind walking stick as a focal point. Not surprisingly, Holmes is almost entirely accurate. Holmes never guesses, but makes factual observations of what is presented to him. This lesson will deal with Holmes's methods of deduction.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Holmes's working picture of Dr. Mortimer is almost completely accurate. How did he arrive at...
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