Out of fear of copyright infringement–for even though they are mostly out of print, I am confident the Crime and Puzzlement books (that link will take you to a Google Books page where some of them appear to be available for free, which suggests that perhaps they are in the public domain) are probably still under the author’s copyright–I am reluctant to post this lesson plan on the Crime and Puzzlement case “Fragment.”
I’ve put up a couple of these before, and traffic to them is consistent. For this one, here is the Cultural Literacy do-now exercise on the idiom “An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure.” From the book itself, here is a PDF of the illustration of the evidence with the questions students will consider in analysis and contemplation as they resolve the crime. Finally, here is teacher’s answer key to this case.
If you find typos in these documents, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.