Day 1

Jorge Borges: Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Compelling Connections

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will demonstrate their understanding of the system of thought set forth in the story. Student will apply this understanding to their knowledge of outside literature.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.9; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.1

    Structure:

    Following the Tlönian method of literary analysis, ask students: what is the most astonishing or interesting association you can imagine? For this activity, students will pretend they are a Tlönian literary critic: they will choose two books they have read that were written by different authors, and argue that they were written by the same...

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