Day 3

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Charlie's Psychiatrist

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will enhance their understanding of the novel's plot and characterization through discussion and writing.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.R.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.9; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Put students into pairs for a role-playing exercise. Charlie starts seeing a psychiatrist again in Part 3 and his sessions become part of his letters. Have one student play the part of Charlie and the other play his psychiatrist. Students can expand upon one of the topics that Charlie mentions bringing up with his psychiatrist, or they may imagine a session that Charlie doesn't...

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