Day 4

Alice in Wonderland Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Evolution of Childhood

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    to understand how Carroll's conception of childhood shapes Alice's stor

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5

    Structure:

    Divide students into small groups. Assign each a modern children's movie (for instance, "Finding Nemo," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," "Coraline" and the new adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") and have them prepare a multimedia presentation including video clips comparing the story to that of Alice in terms of what their construction and values say about the author's view of childhood. How do Charlie, Harry,...

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