Day 3

The Scarlet Letter Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Chillingworth's Letter

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Students will be able to explore character through an art project

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3


    While Hester is labeled in the book through her scarlet letter, there is no corresponding letter that labels Chillingworth. As Chillingworth is arguably the more malevolent character, tell students that it is now their job to create a letter for him to wear, in order to shame him for his evil.

    Using construction paper and other basic classroom equipment, students will create letters for Chillingworth. They should...

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