Day 1

Bartleby the Scrivener Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    History of Wall Street

    Kind of Activity:



    To research the setting of the story.

    Common Core Standards:



    In this activity, students will research the history of Wall Street up to and including the 19th century. To begin the activity, lead students through a Think Pair Share. Ask students to think and maybe jot down a few notes about what they know about Wall Street. Then, have them share with a partner and then share with the class. Make some notes on the board related to what students say.

    Then, instruct students to work independently to research the history of Wall Street. They should find at least three sources,...

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