Day 3

Cat's Cradle Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Death by hy-u-o-ook-kuh

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will write a speech in a particular character's voice.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.E

    Structure:

    Imagine you are Earl McCabe, having recently become the president of San Lorenzo. You and Bokonon have decided, on the surface, to force Christianity as the country's single religion, and to outlaw Bokononism. Write the speech that you would give to the people of San Lorenzo. Keep in mind that the penalty of death by hook is the highest possible punishment in this country, but also remember that your goal is to actually steer people toward a more devout following of...

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