Teacher Guide

Gone Girl 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 analyze the motivations, behaviors, and qualities of the central characters, Nick and Amy.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to discuss how multiple unreliable narrators shape the narrative experience.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to identify and consider the themes of the text.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to understand the novel's engagement with traditional gender roles and expectations.

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