Day 2

Holes Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Campers of D Tent

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    To humanize and flesh out other Camp Green Lake inmates.

    Common Core Standards:



    We know the story of how Stanley came to be at Camp Green Lake. But what about the other campers? X-Ray, Armpit, Magnet, Zigzag, Zero and Squid are each at Camp Green Lake for a reason, as Mr. Pendanski would say. Students will almost certainly agree that Stanley does not 'deserve' to be at Camp Green Lake. After all, he's innocent of the crime for which he was convicted. Have students discuss whether they think the other boys 'deserve' to be at Camp Green...

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