Day 5

Anna Karenina Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Learning More About Leo Tolstoy

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will learn more about the author and examine ways in which the author's experiences are reflected within the work.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.10

    Structure:

    Give the students a few minutes in class to briefly research the life of Leo Tolstoy. (The "About the Author" page from this guide might be helpful here.) Point out the parallels between the author and Konstantin Dmitrievich Levin.

    As a class, make a list of similarities, and a list of differences, between Tolstoy and Levin. Discuss with your...

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