Day 2

Life of Pi Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Constructing a Parable

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Understanding the elements of a parable and why they are relevant to the text.

    Common Core Standards:



    Ask the class to identify the meaning of the term "parable." A parable is a story that uses concrete phenomena to illustrate abstract moral or spiritual concepts. It is different from a fable, in that the events of a fable are usually fantastical and unrealistic, whereas a parable can have many realistic elements, or even be a true story, as long as it has a clear moral than can be extrapolated to relate to other situations.

    Pi's story of survival...

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