Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Funeral Voices, and Chapter 2, Heaven for Cars)
Chapter 1, Funeral Voices, and Chapter 2, Heaven for Cars
The Alex Rider series is a collection of spy novels by British author Anthony Horowitz. The first novel, "Stormbreaker", was first released in the U.K. in 2000 and was adapted into a motion picture in 2006. Alex Rider, the protagonist of the novel and the series, is a fourteen-year-old boy who exhibits exceptional skills and intelligence as a British undercover agent. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book and will research and discuss author Anthony Horowitz.
1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the students to the book and author. "Stormbreaker" is the first novel of the popular Alex Rider series written by British author Anthony Horowitz.
2) Research Activity: Allow students time in the beginning of class to conduct independent research on the novelist and screenwriter, Anthony Horowitz. What television series did Horowitz develop and produce?
3) Group Activity: Following the...
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