Teacher Guide

The Pearl Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

The lessons and activities in this guide provide a variety of approaches to the themes of The Pearl; select those that best suit the strengths and interests of your own class.

The short answer questions in this guide are meant to test reading recall and mainly cover concrete facts in the reading. The thought questions are meant to stimulate discussion. Some are interpretive and others ask students to recall concrete information from the story. Customize them at your will, or re-purpose them as essay questions for the end of the unit. If you choose to re-purpose them in this way, students should develop more formal responses than the ones they may come up with in class.

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