Each title in this series of teacher resource books, intended for use with students in middle and senior secondary years, starts with a detailed definition of the genre, followed by an examination of a wide range of texts with:
information about text and context
ideas on genre conventions, representation of themes, characters, style
suggestions and strategies for dealing with the texts
a wide range of student activities to suit different year levels, with emphasis on what is being said and how it is being said, with questions
Exploring Genre: Crime Fiction is an invaluable resource with in depth analysis and student exercises to help students analyse, question, interpret and articulate their understanding of the text.