Day 1

The Death of Ivan Ilych Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

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    Writing Prompt: Death

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will start thinking critically about death in society and write about their own personal narrative on or examination of the subject.

    Common Core Standards:



    Individual creative writing prompt: Have the students write briefly about their experiences with death - whether in their own lives, in society, or in a piece of art they've encountered. The goal here is not to develop writing skills, but to have the students evoke their own emotions about death. What does it mean to them as young people? Be careful here, as you don't want to trigger students with...

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