Day 1

Breakfast at Tiffany's Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

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    Recreating the Novel: Depicting the Apartment in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response

    Objective:

    Students will perform a close reading of the text to create drawings of the apartment building and/ or the narrator's apartment on the Upper East Side

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1

    Structure:

    Begin by asking the students to locate the passages in the text that describe the narrator's old apartment ("I am always drawn back...") and old apartment building ("Outside, the rain had stopped..."). Have the students pull out the strong images within each scene and make a bullet-pointed list. The lists should contain...

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