Day 1

Watership Down Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read from the beginning of the novel to the end of Chapter 11: "Hard Going" .

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

  4. 4

    ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Introduction

The author, Richard Adams, explains the origins of the novel's story and characters. Watership Down first began as a story he told in the car to...

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