Day 4

In Cold Blood Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Whodunit?, Part 2

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    To take the evidence and clues involved in a crime and craft a narrative from reality.

    Common Core Standards:



    Remind students of the first "Whodunit?" activity. Refer them back to their Pinterest boards: what evidence did they find? Relate their process to that of Al Dewey and/or Truman Capote. Given the evidence, do they think one suspect more likely than the others?

    Students should choose one suspect in the crime they researched in the first part of the exercise. Using their collected research, they should write a story from the...

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