Day 2

Nervous Conditions Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Family Tree

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will be able to create a family tree for the protagonist.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.6

    Structure:

    To begin the activity, work together as a class to make a list of all the characters mentioned in the first three chapters. Have students contribute as much as they can, with little prompting from you.

    Explain to students that most of Nervous Conditions revolves around Tambu’s family. With all the different characters, it can be difficult to keep track of their organization. Then, instruct students to work independently to create a family tree for Tambu. Have...

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