Day 4

House of Mirth Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Getting Revenge

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will be able to relate an ethically difficult situation in the book with a modern social issue

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.6

    Structure:

    Several of the relationships in the book include sexual harassment or emotional abuse. Unfortunately, most women and many men will at some point experience some sort of sexual harassment or gender-based violence.

    At multiple points, characters threaten to go public with sexual or romantic relationships to tarnish another character's reputation. This phenomenon is also prevalent among teenagers...

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