Day 5

Parable of the Sower Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Acorn Manifesto

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students will imagine life as it takes place after the end of the novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    At the end of the novel, at last Lauren and her group have found a place to call home. Now, however, begins the work of actually establishing Acorn and developing a thriving community.

    Divide students into groups of 3-4. Each group will come up with a "manifesto" for the community of Acorn. This should include a list of rules that all members must follow, as well as detailed information on the various jobs that will need to be done in order to ensure Acorn's...

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