Day 2

The Martian Chronicles Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Colonization and Destruction of Civilizations

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will work with a group to research and create a presentation about one particular conquest of a civilization, colonization of a populated ares,, or the displacement of a civilization.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7


    Tell students that the colonization of Mars is akin to the colonization of areas on Earth that were home to native and often sophisticated civilizations. Tell students that they will work in a group to research and then make a presentation, using words and images, that describe the reasons...

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