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A Teacher Shares Her Agatha Christie Lesson Plans

Meet the Common Core State Standards
with the Queen of Crime 

Teach the Books You Love!

And Then There Were None Teaching Guide
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Teaching Guide
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Justin Smith, a teacher in New York City, shares how he
prepped his students to read And There Were None. 


Help Your Students Read Like Detectives!

Lesson Plan MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Lesson Plan for THE ABC MURDERS by Agatha Christie
Lesson Plan for PERIL AT END HOUSE by Agatha Christie
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AnnMarie Byrnes holds a B.A. in English and Fine Arts from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and a M.A. in English from Rutgers University in Camden, NJ.  She has taught English since 1980 at Holy Cross Academy, a private high school in New Jersey, and has served as English department chair.   

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CAN MURDER BE JUSTIFIED?This video features our master teacher leading her students on a philosophical discussion.

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IN THE CLASSROOM

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Stephanie Owens, an English teacher at Centennial High School in Corona, California, was chosen as our Agatha Christie Master Teacher in honor of Agatha Christie's
125th anniversary year.

Stephanie Owens
Agatha Christie Master Teacher


Follow along as Agatha Christie Master Teacher Stephanie and her students tackle Murder on the Orient Express. You'll discover:

  • new ways to prepare your students to read Agatha Christie
  • classroom activities based on the book
  • downable resources such as a detective log, murder board, discussion questions
  • a video of Stephanie and her students engaging in a philosophical discussion: Can murder be justified? 

And, don't miss a guided tour by Stephanie of the Agatha Christie Festival and the celebration of Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

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Learn how to share Agatha Christie with your entire school by staging a production of And Then There Were None.