And Then There Were None

Collaborative “Murder Madness” Predictions

Directions: Share this document with your partner. Read the poem “Ten Little Soldiers” individually. In your shared Google Doc, predict which character will be associated with each death described. Explain why.

“Ten Little Soldiers”

Death #

Partner 1 Prediction

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Partner 2 Prediction

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Ten little soldiers went out to dine;

One choked his little self and then there were nine.

Nine little soldier boys sat up very late;

One overslept himself and then there were eight.

Eight little soldier boys traveling in Devon;

One said he’d stay there and then there were seven.

Seven little soldier boys chopping up sticks;

One chopped himself in halves and then there were six.

Six little soldier boys playing with a hive;

A bumblebee stung one and then there were five.

Five little soldier boys going in for law;

One got in Chancery and then there were four.

Four little soldier boys going out to sea;

A red herring swallowed one and then there were three.

Three little soldier boys walking in the zoo;

A big bear hugged one and then there were two.

Two little soldier boys sitting in the sun;

One got frizzled up and then there was one.

One little soldier boy left all alone;

He went and hanged himself

And then there were none.


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