Day 1

Paper Towns Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Honeybunnies and Eiffel Towers: Talking About Girls in Paper Towns

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Students will be able to discuss the use of language in Paper Towns and the ways it reflects on male characters' opinions of female characters.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Ask your class how the male characters in Paper Towns talk about girls. What attitudes do they have? What words do they use?

    Make a chart on your Smartboard, whiteboard, or a large sheet of paper. The chart should have three categories: “How Characters Talk About Lacey,” “How Characters Talk About Margo,” and “How Characters Talk About...

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