Day 2

Heart of Darkness Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    A Day at the Station

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    Students will be able to dramatize an episode in the novel and reflect on the experience.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6

    Structure:

    You will have the students write and perform a short one-act play. Begin by breaking students into groups of 3-4 optimally, but this can be adjusted for class size. In larger classes, you may have to create some groups which are uneven in terms of size, in order to make sure that all plays are read by the end of the activity.

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