Day 4

Dubliners Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Researching Historical References

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will research historical references in Dubliners

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.9 ; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.4

    Structure:

    While all of Dubliners is rife with allusions, the stories for Day 4 are particularly grounded in a historical time and place. In this activity, students, working in groups, will conduct in-class research and put together brief presentations, including relevant images or other digital media, on some of the references made in the Day 4 stories. After forming groups, have students choose from the following topics:

    • Irish Home Rule Movement
    • Nationalism,...

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