Day 5

Watership Down Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read from the beginning of Chapter 40: "The Way Back" to the end of the novel.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

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

Chapter 40: "The Way Back"

One of the does dies during the night, which upsets and worries everyone. Hazel is unhappy: the plan nearly failed, someone died, and they only...

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