Sherlock stories are due Monday at the beginning of class. The assignment is as follows Your final task for your Sherlock Holmes experience to create your own Sherlock Holmes story in which you are the star!
Using First Person voice, you will retell the story of the stolen calculators and how the crime was solved.CREATIVITY is Encouraged
You should have fun with this assignment. Be creative in your descriptions of the suspects, you can invent additional characters and backstory if you like. Try and incorporate some dialogue if you can. Your story should roughly follow your story planning guide, but feel free to organize your story however you like as long as all of the information from the guide is included.
Mandatory Vocabulary: Your story must include each of the following words (most of them you will use more than once)
Chemical Change Physical Change Physical Property Acetic Acid pH Indicator
Water Iodine Suspect Reaction atom/s
Opportunity for a 4: In this assignment, there is a lot of opportunity to go above and beyond. If you can connect your story to the Law of Conservation of Mass as well as phase changes, while still including vivid descriptions and scientific vocabulary, a 4 is possible for you.
Please draft your story in your lab notebook, we will be typing and editing them with computers for the final draft. Please keep this paper in your notebook as a reference for the assignment.
Mr. Powell is an 8th grade Science Teacher in Western Colorado.