Day 4

The Girl on the Train Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Girl on the Train Timeline

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will create a visual representation of the sequence of events in The Girl on the Train.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.10

    Structure:

    The Girl on the Train is told in a non-linear fashion. In this activity students will use a timeline to gain a clearer understanding of the actual sequence of the story's events.

    Before class, create a blank timeline with a long strip of paper and hang it on the wall. (Make it as long as you can--preferably the entire length of the wall.) The timeline should be divided into months and cover the time...

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