Caderousse’s Mock Trial
Kind of Activity:
Students will analyze the motives and actions of a particular character in the context of justice, a major theme of the novel
Common Core Standards:
Break students into groups of 6.
Each student in the group should be assigned a relevant role (for instance: Caderousse, Caderousse's lawyer, prosecuting lawyer, Danglars, Dantes, Old Dantes). Students should have time to review the text to prepare their evidence and point of view. To save class time, this might be done for homework.
Once students are prepared, each group should role play a trial of...
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