Characters and Politics
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to analyze main ideas of the story from the characters' points of view.
Common Core Standards:
The class will have a discussion prompted by some of the problems and conflicts characters have in the story, using role play to explore the dimensions of the world that Sinclair portrays.
- Divide the class into capitalists, workers, and socialists.
- Ask students in each of the groups to find a character in the story whose point of view they will adopt for the discussion. The same character may be represented by multiple...
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