Day 3

The Things They Carried Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Email Threads

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students will be able to write from the point of view of the characters in the story using a contemporary form

    Common Core Standards:



    Students are going to exchange a series of emails between two characters in the story.

    First, discuss the qualities of the characters in the stories in this section. Which characters particularly interest the students? Why?

    Have students pair up and agree with their partner on which two characters would create an interesting dialogue. These can be two character in the same story, or characters from two different stories. They do not...

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