Day 5

Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Discussion Reuben Bourne's Choices

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will individually analyze choices made by Reuben Bourne in "Roger Malvin's Burial," discuss those choices with a partner, and share out their discussion highlights with 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 Reuben Bourne's choices in "Roger Malvin's Burial," and examine what the story suggests about guilt, sacrifice, and human nature.

    Have students split into pairs and select a choice that Reuben Bourne makes in the...

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