Lesson 5: Red Herrings

A red herring isn't just a fish! Identify the clues that an author makes in a book to mislead the reader and make predictions accordingly. Have your class discuss how it feels to be tricked as a reader and about making wrong predictions. Next, use this discussion to define what a red herring is and how it is used as a false clue in mysteries.

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Grade
6th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Accessibility
Text-to-Speech
Year
2001
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