The New Kid
Kind of Activity:
Students examine the potential challenges that would be faced by a feral child trying to integrate into human society
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1
Imagine that Mowgli was a new student in your class who had been raised by wolves and who, until recently, had never interacted with another human being. Would Mowgli fit in at your school? As a class, answer the following questions about this "new kid" who just moved to your town from the jungle:
- How do you think Mowgli would behave in a classroom? How would his behavior differ from...
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