Day 2

A Separate Peace Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Blitzball

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Re-create Blitzball and invent a game that highlights students' own unique skills

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Take students outside or to the gymnasium, provide them with a football, and see if they can re-create the game of blitzball based on Knowles' description in the text. Key points:

    - There is a ball carrier who tries to carry the ball to the other side of the field.

    - Everyone tries to knock down the ball carrier, but without using their arms.

    - If you knock down the ball carrier, you get the ball.

    - You can throw the ball to other people, but they can refuse it.

    - If you're...

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