Day 2

The Handmaid's Tale Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read from the beginning of Chapter 13 to the end of Chapter 23 (from V, "Nap," to the end of VIII, "Birth Day").

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Chapter 13

The narrator spends a lot of time bored and restless, waiting for something to do. She remembers her time at the Red Center, where she was...

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