Day 1

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Inferring Spirit of Place

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will be able to infer meaning from the text and draw on explicit and implicit meaning to define qualities of the setting.

    Common Core Standards:



    Discuss the idea of a place having a certain kind of character. Ask students to explore what qualities define a place's character. (Consider using the word "spirit" instead of character to help elicit qualities that go beneath the surface.) Students should define the qualities of their own town or a place they like to generate deeper discussion.

    Ask students to define the spirit of the Tarry Town and its...

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