Day 1

Notes from Underground Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    19th Century Timeline Activity

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will be able to better understand the historical context of the text.

    Common Core Standards:



    To begin the activity, explain to students that Notes from Underground takes place during the nineteenth century, around the middle of the century. It reflects the world that Dostoevsky is critiquing.

    Organize students into pairs. Instruct them to use the Read Write Think Interactive Timeline ( to create a timeline of the Nineteenth...

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