Day 1

The Jungle Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Metaphor Journal

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will be able to collect supporting evidence for a sustained metaphor.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.2


    Ask students to begin a note-taking journal. In it, they will collect their observations cataloging the parallel between people and animals in The Jungle. They should look for text in which people seem to be treated as if they were animals. This may be a concrete connection, or a connection that is more subtle. See the themes and symbols section in this guide for more information.

    Use the journal as a platform for discussion throughout the...

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