Day 1

Jorge Borges: Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Compelling Connections

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will demonstrate their understanding of the system of thought set forth in the story. Student will apply this understanding to their knowledge of outside literature.

    Common Core Standards:



    Following the Tlönian method of literary analysis, ask students: what is the most astonishing or interesting association you can imagine? For this activity, students will pretend they are a Tlönian literary critic: they will choose two books they have read that were written by different authors, and argue that they were written by the same...

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