Day 1

Thirteen Reasons Why Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    How does the truth of Hannah’s first kiss compare to the rumors?

    Hannah says all she wanted and all she gave Justin was a simple, innocent kiss. Clay thinks that he heard the rumors that Hannah and Justin did much more than that. Her encounter with Justin sparked a flurry of rumors that forged Hannah’s reputation as a slut. You might have a discussion with your students about how harmful rumors can be and Justin’s role in making Hannah’s life miserable.

  2. 2

    How did the rumors impact Hannah?

    Hannah felt vulnerable and exposed. She felt that Justin had tainted the memory of her first kiss by turning it into something deceptive and unfair. She began to withdraw a...

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