Day 1

The Martian Chronicles Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1


    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students identify the sequence of events, and the short time in which the events in this section occurred by creating a timeline based on the dates provided in this section's chapters.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3


    Students work in small groups to go through the text and create a timeline of events based on the dates given in the chapter titles. Students may present their timelines or compare them with those of other groups.

    Tell students that they should write a short description about the primary event or an important...

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