Kind of Activity:
Students will work on independent research projects and present their findings to the class.
Common Core Standards:
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is chock-full of pop culture references; it's almost guaranteed that over the course of reading it, everyone will come across something that they've never heard of before. Have students research something that they've read about in The Perks of Being a Wallflower that is new to them. This could be a band, a film, a concept (eg., Transcendentalism), an author/book; as long as it's...
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