Day 4

The Scarlet Letter Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Tour guide

    Kind of Activity:

    Class discussion and group presentations

    Objective:

    To engage with settings and symbols through discussion and presentation

    Structure:

    Lead a discussion of key locations in the novel, such as the scaffold and the forest. What is the significance of each of these locations? How are they described? What happens there?

    As a class, create a possible map of these locations. Then break the students into groups, one for each of the locations on your map. Each group should prepare a tour guide-style presentation about their location, describing its role in the narrative and what it may look like. Groups may use the internet to find images that evoke their location,...

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