Day 2

My Antonia Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Talk Show

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play


    Students will be able to use a novel form to explore the development of events in Book II

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.3


    Introduce yourself to the class as a talk-show host (you can parody or take the role of an existing talk-show host—Jerry Springer, Ellen DeGeneres, etc.). You are here today to interview the residents of Black Hawk about the reputations and realities of the "hired girls" in town.

    Select six student volunteers to be different characters. Tony and Lena should both be characters, but students can volunteer to be any...

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