Day 4

Paper Towns Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Expecting People Not to Be Themselves

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to consider how Q's expectations shape his reality

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.5

    Structure:

    Radar gives Q some much-needed advice: “You know your problem, Quentin? You keep expecting people not to be themselves.” As a class, find a few examples of times Q has done this. Ask your students how it affects the way he interacts with other people, and then explore how Q's convictions affect the way he tells the story, and therefore, the readers' perception of events and characters. Q's...

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