Day 4

Siddhartha Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    You've Got Mail

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students will be able to apply their understanding of the character's life lessons, writing in the voice of the character.

    Common Core Standards:



    With a partner, students will exchange emails, one playing Siddhartha, the other playing another character in the story.

    Have students pair up and begin an email chain in which one plays the older, wiser Siddhartha and the other plays a character with whom Siddhartha would like to share his new perspective. Consider the following options, and ask students to explore what the motives of such a discussion would be:

    • His Father:...

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