Day 3

Nervous Conditions Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Feeling of New Experiences

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students connect to Tambu through a time when they experienced something new.

    Common Core Standards:



    To begin the activity, share a story from your life or another true story about someone experiencing something new. Explain to students that Tambu also experienced something new in these chapters. Ask students to describe Tambu’s experience when she arrives at Babamukuru’s for the first time. What does she feel like? What is she thinking? What might she be feeling in her body?

    Then, instruct students to take 20 minutes to write about a time when they...

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