Day 2

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Pecola and Self-Love

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will engage with the character and the theme of self-love.

    Common Core Standards:



    To start the activity, ask students to do a 5-minute freewrite. Students should write with minimal stops and interruptions in response to the following question: What does self-love look like? Is it important? Why or why not? After students write for 5 minutes, ask for volunteers to share their ideas. Allow 3-4 students to share their thoughts about self-love. Consider offering an example from your own life about how self-love looks. To transition to the next part of the...

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