Day 6

The Maze Runner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Hope in Photos

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Create a visual representation of a novel's theme.

    Common Core Standards:



    Begin a discussion with students about the theme of hope portrayed in the novel. Ask students to identify moments when characters are hopeful and when characters lose hope. What helps the characters regain hope? Discuss how even when circumstances seem dire, hope can exist. Explain to students that they will create a photographic display or slideshow that conveys the theme of hope. Students should include at least ten photos. At least five of them should be original photographs. The other five may...

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