Day 4

Cannery Row Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Scenes From A Made Up Household

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will write a brief chapter concerning new characters living within the novel's world.

    Common Core Standards:



    Following today's discussion on the various "inter-chapters" peppered throughout Cannery Row, students will be tasked with writing their own scene concerning a household apart from the novel's primary narrative. For this assignment, students will write a brief chapter that revolves around individuals who are known to exist in the world of Cannery Row but who don't receive any characterization or lines of their own (such as Lee Chong's...

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