Day 3

Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Alternate Paths for Young Goodman Brown

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will consider what could have happened if Young Goodman Brown had made different choices in the short story, write an alternate path for the story to go on, and explain their choice of turning point and how they changed the story.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5


    Before students begin writing, chart out with the students the various decisions that Young Goodman Brown makes, starting with his decision to leave...

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