Day 4

Tender is the Night Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Historical Comparison

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to compare events in the book to current events

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.4

    Structure:

    Have students read 1-2 sources on the history of post-World War I Europe. Some ideas may be these websites:

    1) https://history.libraries.wsu.edu/fall2014/2014/08/29/the-american-industrial-revolution-and-its-affect-of-the-19th-century/

    2) https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/europe-after-world-war-11.htm

    After reading, have a 20 minute discussion comparing the historical and fictional events in the book, and have students try to draw parallels to current events....

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