Day 5

One Hundred Years of Solitude Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Author Interview

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    To understand the connection between the author and the novel

    Common Core Standards:



    Much of One Hundred Years of Solitude is inspired by Gabriel García Márquez’s life. For instance, he lived near a banana plantation where the workers were slaughtered after going on strike. In this activity, students will come up with questions they would have wanted to ask García Márquez and then seek out the answers.

    Instruct students to read Gabriel García Márquez’s interview in The Paris Review...

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