Day 2

The Old Man and the Sea Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Role Playing and Letter Writing

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to experiment with authorial voice, to play the role of a character, and to write creatively.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6

    Structure:

    Each student will write one letter as Santiago to Manolin, and then another as Manolin back to Santiago. If possible, they should use email as a way to correspond, but they will use a Word or Google Docs as a way to draft the content first.

    As a class, identify 3-5 key events in this section. Discuss them in some detail and have students jot down the details you...

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