In Day 1 activity "Author Background," students consult an online photo essay about A Separate Peace and hold a discussion.
In Day 2 activity "War Background," students do some research using an online PBS timeline of the war, then create a chart on Google Docs about their expectations for how these events will be dramatized in the book.
In Day 3 activity "The Purpose of Education," students write and comment about the purpose of education on a class blog.
In Day 5 activity "Relevant or Not?" students debate the relevance of a Separate Peace and defend their group's post of view on a class blog.