Day 4

The Alchemist (Coelho) Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Hero's Journey (Part 4, continued from Day 3)

    Kind of Activity:



    Use a widely understood framework to better understand the story line of the book.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


    Continue yesterday's activity by inviting students to perform their skits. After each skit, facilitate a dialogue to integrate the significance of the event that the performance depicts.

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