Day 5

The Road Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Film Adaptation

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Watch the 2009 film adaptation of I[The Road] and compare it to the text.

    Common Core Standards:



    As a class, watch the 2009 film adaptation of The Road. When you have finished, students discuss the following questions:

    - Did seeing the characters portrayed make them easier to relate to? Why or why not?

    - Were the scenes of destruction as you imagined them?

    - Did you find the character interactions more sentimental in the book or the film? Why?

    - Compare the ending of the film to the ending of the book. Did you find one more effective or...

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