Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1-2)
The author of "The Curse of the Pharaohs", Elizabeth Peters, is a popular mystery novelist. She has written many novels as part of the Amelia Peabody series, and "The Curse of the Pharaohs" is her second one. Peters has a background in Egyptology, and her knowledge of the subject can be found in her books. This lesson discusses the author of "The Curse of the Pharoahs", Elizabeth Peters.
1) Library research: Have the students research the author of "The Curse of the Pharaohs", Elizabeth Peters. Explore the other works she has written, as well as her background. Take a look at interviews and the author's website to gain information on her writing and where "The Curse of the Pharaohs" fits in with her other novels.
2) Presentation: Have students get into pairs and prepare a presentation, using their research on Peters and her canon. Have each group...
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