Day 2

Tender is the Night Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Letter Writing

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will be able to use context clues to fill in missing information in the text

    Common Core Standards:



    Maria Wallis is introduced as a character rather quickly before she commits an important action and shoots an Englishman in the train station. As readers, we do not have much context for her actions, but know she is a friend of the Divers. In chapter xxiv after the shooting, Dick delivers a letter to Maria. If necessary, re-read the shooting scene and when Dick delivers the letter, and write a letter from Dick to Nicole. You may use context clues to predict...

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