Day 5

Invisible Man Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Influence of Ellison

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will be able to understand the influence of this seminal novel by discussing its influence on other texts

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2


    Split students into groups according to the text they watched or read the previous night. They should discuss the following questions:

    • Where do you see Ellison's influence in this work?
    • What made this work effective? What could have made it more effective?
    • How are the themes of this work similar to and different from the themes in Invisible Man?...

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