Day 5

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Perks of Being a Film Adaptation

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students will be able to analyze an adaptation of the novel and consider the strengths and shortcomings of the book compared to the film.

    Common Core Standards:



    Watch the 2012 film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. Have the students discuss the following:

    -Which did you like better, the movie or the book?

    -Why do you prefer one or the other?

    -What did the film do that the book didn't or...

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