Teacher Guide

Reading Lolita in Tehran Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to practice presenting their literary analysis in writing and speaking.

  2. 2

    Students will analyze the role of fiction in society.

  3. 3

    Students will analyze the role of patriarchy in Iran and the United States.

  4. 4

    Students will develop and articulate opinions based on the themes and ideas emerging from the novel.

  5. 5

    Students will grapple with the role of bias in a nonfiction text.

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