Teacher Guide

The Long Goodbye Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

  • On Day 1, students will use a word processing program to write a newspaper-style article.
  • On Day 2, for homework, students will research Raymond Chandler's career as a screenwriter.
  • On Day 3, students will find examples of film noir music and play it for their classmates.
  • On Day 3, for homework, students will find a map of Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles online, and respond to that map.
  • On Day 4, students will watch the film adaptation of The Long Goodbye for homework.

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