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: Chapters 1 and 2 The student will be able to identify the ingredients necessary in a quality murder mystery novel.
1) Teacher lecture and discussion leader on the following:
1. Explain and discuss the important elements of ability, motive, and opportunity in a good murder mystery.
2. Give information about Lilian Jackson Brown including (1) her love of cats, and (2) the success of her novels.
3. Central character discussion to include (1) Qwilleran's real profession...
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