Day 4

The Chosen Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Dream Analysis

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project

    Objective:

    To understand the psychoanalytic theories that influence Danny.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

    Structure:

    This activity could take place over a number of class periods.

    Danny is intensely interested in psychology, specifically Sigmund Freud. Freud compared the mind to an iceberg. He said the conscious mind was the visible part of the iceberg while the unconscious mind was the much larger part of the iceberg that remains underwater. He believed dreams to be an important part of how the unconscious mind works.

    You might have students read Simply Psychology’s...

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