Day 5

Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Squire's World

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will be able to write narratives exploring a prominent character and setting introduced in these stories

    Common Core Standards:



    Tradition is very important to the Squire, and he carries out many important customs and ceremonies on the days around Christmas. Have students use information from the text to write about the world the Squire creates.

    First, as a class, make a list of all the important events and smaller customs that happen as a part of them. List things both big and small. Be sure to gather all the details of dinners, things that happen before,...

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