Day 5

Flowers for Algernon Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read from page 254 ("August 26") to the end of the novel.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

From page 254 ("August 26") to the end of the novel.

Charlie finishes his project: a lengthy paper entitled "The Algernon-Gordon Effect," which asserts that Nemur & Strauss's work is...

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