Day 5

Around the World in 80 Days Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Four Characters: One Goal

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will analyze each character and determine each one's motives for completing the journey around the world.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

    Structure:

    As Around the World in 80 Days comes to a close, four characters (Phileas Fogg, Passepartout, Aouda, and Fix) are united by a common goal--to reach England as quickly as possible. Each of our four principal characters is very motivated to complete the journey--but they are all motivated for different reasons.

    Divide the class into groups of 2 - 4 people. Have each group divide a piece of paper into...

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