Day 2

Gone Girl Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Treasure Hunt

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to consider possible interpretations of Amy's treasure hunt and her motivations behind it.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3

    Structure:

    As a class, re-read Amy's treasure hunt clues. When Nick reads them, he is only analyzing them in order to figure out the next location in the hunt. But as students of literature, we can read deeper into the notes.

    As a class, identify the consistent structural elements in each clue. For example: they are rhymes, they each begin by asking the reader to picture the speaker, et cetera. Ask your students to...

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