Day 3

The Bell Jar Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Picture Depression

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media


    Students will demonstrate a clear understanding of Esther's feelings by creating a collage of various scenes in Chapters 8-11.

    Common Core Standards:



    Esther Greenwood has many disconnected and chaotic experiences in Chapters 8 - 11, which illustrate her mental state. Ask the class to compose a list or use a graphic organizer to make notes about the scenes and the emotions they depict. Instruct the class to select two or more scenes and create a collage that depicts the emotions of these scenes. Students can elect to use words, images, or a combination in their...

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