Teacher Guide

The Stranger 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 formulate and interpret what Camus means by the Absurd, as presented in The Stranger.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to identify and summarize the changes that occur in Meursault as the story progresses.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to compare and contrast the values of Meursault and the society in which he lives.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to analyze and draw conclusions about the character of Meursault and the way he interacts with the world and others, citing textual evidence.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to identify and discuss...

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