Day 4

The House of the Spirits Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Our Own Activism

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Students will be able to connect ideas of revolution and activism in the novel with these concepts in real life.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3

    Structure:

    Begin the activity by leading a discussion about activism and rebellion. Esteban Trueba and Pedro Tercero both build careers and passions out of politics. Miguel lives for his activism. Jaime distances himself from his father because he has different political views. Lead the discussion by asking all or some of the following questions:

    · What kinds of struggle do you notice in the novel so far?

    · What are the...

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