Teacher Guide

The Red Badge of Courage Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to analyze the point of view and style of the text, referring to the significance of third-person limited omniscient narration.

  2. 2

    Students will demonstrate how literary devices and elements may be combined to perform a close reading of the text.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses of symbols, motifs, and themes.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to use terms found within the text to strengthen vocabulary.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to identify common tropes, rhetorical devices, and...

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