Day 5

Orlando Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Become the Biographer 5

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will write their own fantastical biography of a person, imitating the style of Woolf's novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    This is Day 5 of the "Become the Biographer" project.

    Once again, give students 25-30 minutes to continue writing the story of their character (in about 250 words). Ask them to pick out which elements of Chapter 5 of Orlando seem important--what changes for Orlando in the chapter? What does she learn? How does her way of thinking change? Students should notice that, in...

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