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: Chapter 1 Agatha Christie uses the brief character sketches in this chapter as a way of introducing the reader to the characters and also to create a suspenseful plot. The objective of this lesson is for students to be able to define suspense and analyze how Christie builds suspense in the first chapter.
1) 1) DISCUSSION: Ask students to think about the last time they saw or read something scary...
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