Day 4

A Separate Peace Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    PTSD and War

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Understanding PTSD and how it impacts veterans

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2

    Structure:

    Leper Lepellier may be suffering from what today we would call Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, which commonly afflicts veterans. Have students read this article from the Mayo Clinic, which lists some of the symptoms of PTSD: negativity, changes in emotional reactions, being easily startled or frightened, or re-experiencing the traumatic event. Then have students practice their close reading skills by re-reading Chapter 10 of and find specific examples from the text of these symptoms.

    Reconvene as a...

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