Oxford Playscripts: The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  

Synopsis

Oxford Playscripts: The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

An engaging classroom playscript. John Douglas is a man with a past. Sherlock Holmes is the famous detective who finds puzzle-solving elementary. When Holmes and his faithful friend Watson are summoned to the country to investigate Douglas's murder, it begins to look as though the past might finally have caught up with him. New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was born to a family of Roman Catholics in Edinburgh, in 1859. His father, Charles, was a civil servant who suffered from epilepsy and alcoholism. He was educated in Jesuit schools and eventually lost his faith in Catholicism in favor of his Jesuit training. He would later use his friends and teachers from Stonyhurst College as inspiration for characters in his Holmes stories.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Author's Website

www.siracd.com/

Publisher


www.oup.com

Publication date

13th May 2004

ISBN

9780198320852


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