Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Virginia. 1994. A great resource for understanding how differently people learn.
Middle Years Magazine
. “My Dear Middle Schoolers”. Scholastic Inc. New York. Jan./Feb., 1995. An excellent resource for teachers of middle school children.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan:
The Hound of the Baskervilles
. Worthington Press, Florida, 1994. A timeless tale of murder and mystery, excellent for teaching problem solving skills.
Erlenbusch, Sue Jones.
Tales of Mystery, Suspense and Supernatural
. Center for Applied Research in Education. New York, 1995. A great resource for teachers of this unit who would like to teach mysteries on other levels.
Flack, Jerry D.
Mystery and Detection: Thinking and Problem Solving with the Sleuths
. Teacher Ideas Press. Colorado, 1990. A great resourse for ideas for teaching mysteries. Its audience is the teacher of gifted students, however the information can be modified as all students are gifted in many ways.
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
. “Unsolved”. Bantam Doubleday Dell Magazine. Iowa, 1995. A great resource for current mysteries by many not so well known authors whose works are excellent.
Muschla, Gary R.
The Writing Teacher’s Book of Lists
. Prentice Hall. New Jersey, 1991 A practical approach for incorporating writing into the literature based curriculum.
. “Unit 10 Ready for Action—Plot”. Center for Applied Research in Education. New York, 1995. A worksheet filled idea book designed to get students to read smarter.
Poe, Edgar Allan. Tales of Edgar Allan Poe The Franklin Library Pennsylvania, 1979. A complete anthology of the prose writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Sobol, Donald J. Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case. Bantam Skylark Books. New York, 1988. An excellent introduction to the work of the young super sleuth.
Sobol, Donald J.
Two Minute Mysteries
. Apple Paperbacks of Scholastic Inc. New York, 1967. A great resource to use to teach students about the parts and the writing of detective fiction.
Tierney, Robert J. et.al..
Reading Strategies and Practices: A Compendium
. Allyn and Bacon, Inc.. Boston, 1985. An excellent resource for the reading teacher who is seeking to create new materials for the reading classroom.