Teacher Guide

The Old Man and the Sea Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

On day 1, students can conduct internet research to learn more about Hemingway's interest in baseball. They can also use Google Docs to share their writing in the discussion activity. In the ongoing activity T-Chart/Word Web and Thread, students can use Google Docs, Evernote or Voicethread to document their reading of the text.

On day 2, students can use the internet to do research for both homework activities. They can use email and Google Docs to collaborate on the letter in the role-playing activity.

On day 3, students can go online to find resources about boxing, bull-fighting or hunting to complete the homework assignment. For the Graphing the Story activity, they can use the...

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