Teacher Guide

A Separate Peace Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to express their opinion about what A Separate Peace says about war and morality.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to place A Separate Peace in the context of historical events from WWII at home and abroad.

  3. 3

    Students will reflect on some of book's themes, including friendship and the purpose of education, and apply these reflections to their own life.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to cite specific examples from the text to track symbols, themes, and character development.

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