Day 2

The Long Goodbye Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Office In Your Mind

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response

    Objective:

    Students will seek out identifying details in the text, and express their mental image of a common locale in the novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1

    Structure:

    One of Chandler's strengths as a writer is his ability to paint an intriguing picture with his prose. Given that a number of The Long Goodbye's scenes take place in Marlowe's office, it may be beneficial for students to have a strong mental image of what that office looks like. For this assignment, students will comb through the text up to this point and find those scenes, compile a list of descriptions, and finally...

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