If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to express their opinion about what A Separate Peace says about war and morality.
Students will be able to place A Separate Peace in the context of historical events from WWII at home and abroad.
Students will reflect on some of book's themes, including friendship and the purpose of education, and apply these reflections to their own life.
Students will be able to cite specific examples from the text to track symbols, themes, and character development.