Day 3

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    From the Character's Point of View

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to express the character's point of view.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3

    Structure:

    Discuss Ichabod's limitations as a character. Make a list of his flaws, foibles, and failures, and include idiosyncrasies. These may go from seemingly harmless idiosyncrasies or comedic scenarios, like scaring himself at night or riding to the party on his borrowed, rickety horse, to failing to see that he was the butt of Brom's joke.

    Ask students to choose a compelling example from the list, to find the passages in the story wherein it takes place, and to...

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