Teacher Guide

The Wave Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to discuss the analogous relationship between Ben Ross's experiment and the rise of Nazism in World War II Germany.

  2. 2

    Students will identify how the novel's key themes relate to America culture in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to identify key themes in The Wave and trace their expression and development.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to relate the characters' experiences to their own lives.

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