Day 2

Paper Towns Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Q's Story vs. Margo's Story

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students will be able to examine how Q's narration shapes readers' perception of Margo's disappearance.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3


    There are two sides to the story of Margo's disappearance: the story Q relates to the readers, and Margo's perspective, which may or may not be entirely different. The readers are only privy to Q's side of the story, which comes coupled with a hefty dose of idealization and romantic fantasy. In this activity, your class should discuss both sides of the story by analyzing Q's...

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