Day 3

The Maze Runner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Beware the Griever

    Kind of Activity:



    Create the sound effects to accompany a scene in the novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    Re-read the scene in Chapter 19 as the Griever approaches Thomas in the Maze. Discuss with students how Dashner uses sound imagery associated with the Griever to add to the suspense and horror of the scene. Ask students if they have ever heard of a Foley artist and to describe what one does. If not, explain that a Foley artist creates the sound effects that accompany actors in movies or television shoes. Have students watch a YouTube clip of a Foley artist like this one:...

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