Kind of Activity:
Students will understand the causes and symptoms of stress and how to manage it, and will practice public speaking and demonstration skills.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACYW.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4
At least three of the characters – Mr. Woodhouse, Jane, and Mrs. Churchill – suffer from illnesses which stem from stress and anxiety. Many students also face stress and anxiety. Begin with a class discussion in which students identify the things that stress these characters and the ways that stress affects their lives. Then, have students work in groups to...
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