Day 3

Spring Awakening Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Discussion: Suicide and depression

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will discuss the topics of suicide and depression; consider Moritz’s warning signals and support that could have helped Moritz; generalize Moritz’s storyline to other cultures and time periods

    Common Core Standards:



    Moritz’s suicide is an extremely tragic and traumatic aspect of Spring Awakening. Explain to the class that today’s activity will be a discussion of suicide and depression. Tell students that some might feel triggered by today’s discussion; remember that some students likely know someone who has died by suicide. Allow students to...

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