Day 3

The Glass Castle Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Memoir, Memory, and Authority (Part 2)

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will be able to consider the role of the memoirist

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.3


    Move students into small groups. Each of them should share the results of the previous night's "Memoir, Memory, and Authority" interview. How did the other person's idea of the story differ from the way the student wrote it? What is particularly interesting about these differences?

    Small group members should read each other's interview notes, and then return to yesterday's class blogs...

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