This House and Holmes: A Guide to Deductive and Inductive Reasoning lesson plan also includes:
- Teacher's Guide to the Courtroom Scene
- Teacher's Guide to the Clinic Scenes from House, M.D.
- Neighborhood Watch
- Teacher's Guide to the Neighborhood Watch Exercise
- Salon 5-Minute Mystery, "Where There's a Will"
- Salon 5-Minute Mystery, "The Menagerie Murder"
- Salon 5-Minute Mystery, "The Fragment of Serpentine Marble."
- Solution to 5-Minute Mysteries
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Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative activity, and work together to construct a solution to a mystery.
- Have learners read the five-minute mysteries out loud in their groups to set the mood for the activity
- Start off a unit on detective fiction with these activities
- Incorporate creative and expository writing by asking students to write up their reasoning in essay format or fully developed stories after each activity
- The links to A Few Good Men and the clinic scenes from House, M.D. do not work; however, you should be able to find the scenes, or similar scenes, with a YouTube search
- Provides three different five-minute mysteries and answers for all three
- Covers both deductive and inductive reasoning with engaging activities
- Cross-curricular resource relates to language arts, social studies, and math
- Other activity handouts and related teacher notes are included