Day 2

Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Think-Pair-Share Discussion of Beauty in "The Birthmark"

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will consider the idea of beauty in "The Birthmark," write their individual ideas about beauty and how the idea is expressed in story, and discuss ideas with their peers and the class as a whole.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2


    During this activity, students will examine and discuss the idea of beauty presented in "The Birthmark," and how that relates to their own personal ideas of beauty and morality.

    First, have students read pre-selected sections of the...

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