Day 4

The House of the Seven Gables Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Justice for Maule

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Hold a classwide debate where students decide whether the Pyncheon House should be given to the Maule family

    Common Core Standards:



    Begin by taking a class poll, asking students whether they think the Pyncheon House should be given to the Maule family.

    Divide the class (randomly: students should not get to choose which side they are on) into two groups. The topic of the debate is as follows:

    Resolved: Justice would be served if the Pyncheon House were given to the Maule family.

    Further Parameters: Assume that there is at least one...

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