Day 2

The Jungle Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    A Letter of Complaint

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work


    Students will be able to collect supporting evidence for their interpretation of the text.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4


    As a class, make a list of conditions the students believe are unfair and/or inhumane to the people of the story. Put them up on a board or smartboard.

    Ask students to choose one of the items on the list, and ask them to write a formal complaint about it. They should describe the situation in detail, using the story as their resource. They should identify the recipient of the letter. If this is not a specific person mentioned in...

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