Day 5

Tess of the D'Urbervilles Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

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    Disclosure

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to relate the protagonist's problems to their own lives and demonstrate those connections via original writing.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1

    Structure:

    Throughout Phase Four, Tess struggles with whether or not to tell Angel about her history with Alec. She tries several times to tell him before they are married and loses her nerve. Her mother repeatedly advises her against telling him, and yet, once they are married, Tess feels she cannot hold it back any...

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