Day 3

The Scarlet Letter Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Chillingworth's letter

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative arts


    To explore character through a simple art project


    While Hester is labeled in the book through her scarlet letter, there is no corresponding letter that labels Chillingworth. As Chillingworth is arguably the more malevolent character, tell students that it is now their job to create a letter for him to wear, in order to shame him for his evil.

    Using construction paper and other basic classroom equipment, students will create letters for Chillingworth. They should choose a letter that stands for a word describing Chillingworth, and then create a badge or label based on that letter and word. Students...

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