Day 7

The Maze Runner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Movie Comparison

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Compare and contrast a movie and a novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    Allow students to watch the Twentieth Century Fox film version of The Maze Runner. During the movie, ask students to take notes regarding the following:

    1. Mood and Tone (especially in the beginning)

    2. Portrayal of Gally and his role in the plot

    3. Pace of the plot

    4. the Maze and the Code

    5. Alby's backstory

    6. Atmosphere of the Glade

    7. Introduction of Teresa

    8. the depiction of the Grievers

    9. why the Gladers were chosen for the Trials

    Afterward, hold a discussion about the differences they noticed...

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