Objectives for Lesson Five
1. To tie in the Social Development component of the unit.
2. To show the harm that prejudice can do.
To develop critical thinking have the students understand what a fallacy is. Ask the students for several statements in which the conclusion is not supported by evidence . Ex. “He is poor so he must have stolen the money.” Discuss prejudice with the class.
Writing Response Journal
Mrs. Granby is an Anglo-Indian and dresses in the colorful silks of India. What was your reaction when you first read this fact? Did you suspect Mrs. Granby because she looked different? After Miss Marple pointed out that the murderer most likely was either Mrs. Granby or Miss Carruthers, which do you think the police might have suspected first? Why?