Day 5

The Chosen Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Double Timeline: Zionism

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    To comprehend and analyze the role of Zionism in the novel

    Common Core Standards:



    Throughout the novel, Potok takes great care to mark the time of year, and at times even the month, at which events in the book are occurring. This makes it easy for students to create a timeline of the novel’s events. In this activity, students will create two timelines using software like Capzles ( or Dipity (

    Separate students into small groups. Instruct them to create two timelines. The first timeline should include the major...

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