Did We Cause the Apocalypse?
Kind of Activity:
Examine different explanations for I[The Road]'s apocalypse and compare their allegorical significance.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3
As a class, discuss the hints we have been given so far about what kind of disaster destroyed civilization. Read through the sections that describe the event, and look for clues as to what may have happened. Take note of the after-effects as well, on both society and the environment.
Students should be called upon to volunteer details that they remember from the text about the...
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