Day 5

House of Mirth Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Whisper

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will link contemporary technology to the theme of information and secrecy in the book

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3

    Structure:

    There are so many secrets in this book. Characters are constantly telling each other gossip, or withholding truths when they could help someone just by speaking.

    Lily finally is able to unload her secret about Trenor's money to Rosedale. Today, people unload this kind of information on the internet when there is no one they can tell in person. Websites like Whisper and PostSecret are just two of the most...

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