Teacher Guide

Bartleby the Scrivener Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to identify and analyze important themes.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to find and comprehend outside information about the setting of the text.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to describe and evaluate the characters and symbols.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to analyze the text through informative and narrative writing and speech.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to relate the text to important societal structures, such as political economy.

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