Day 1

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Feeling Infinite

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will demonstrate reading comprehension and apply a concept from literature to a real-life situation.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3

    Structure:

    Charlie first says he feels infinite when he, Sam, and Patrick listen to the radio in the car together. Ask students to think about a time when they have felt infinite. Do they have such a moment? Would they use the word "infinite," or is there another way they would describe a moment that makes them feel connected and, to use Charlie's word, "warm?" Is there anything that inspires that...

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