Day 5

The Count of Monte Cristo Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Judging Edmond Dantes

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    To explore the central question posed by the author of a literary text

    Common Core Standards:



    Have students prepare an argument for the discussion question, “Does Edmond Dantes go too far in his quest for revenge?” You can assign this as homework prior to the in-class discussion. Students should formulate a viewpoint and collect specific pieces of evidence supporting their views.

    In class, you may split students into small groups or hold one whole-class discussion. Before starting, have students set guidelines for the...

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