Teacher Guide

Gulliver's Travels Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1: This high-quality illustrated video provides a visual learning experience. The short video summary is over eight minutes and covers the major characters and plot points of the story.

Day 2: Resources might include encyclopedias and other historical books, as well as online resources such as:

Crash Course World History: The Cold War

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9HjvHZfCUI

Newseum: The Berlin Wall

http://www.newseum.org/berlinwall/two_sides_one_story/index.htm

PBS: Race for the Superbomb

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/sfeature/charts.html

Day 3: To begin the exercise, show the class a video from a satirical television show or web video series (Saturday Night Live often...

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