Day 4

Looking for Alaska Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Looking for Alaska's Tropes

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    To explore the idea of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl and other tropes that may apply to Alaska

    Common Core Standards:


    Structure: is a website that analyzes and compares figures in literature, film, television and media. Encourage your students to read the pages about the archetype of the "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" ( and the "Broken Bird"(

    Your students should quickly notice how many attributes of this...

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