Day 2

The Waste Land Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Homage and Disparage

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will be able to take an irreverent approach to Eliot's work

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.6; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3


    Divide students into two groups. One group should read H.P. Lovecraft's "Waste Paper," either in hard copy or at the following link:

    The second group should read Eddy Martinez's "T.S. Eliot Goes on a Duck Tour," either in hard copy or in Electric Cereal at the following link:

    Give each group ten...

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