Day 2

War and Peace Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Mapping the war, and the peace

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project

    Objective:

    Understand the geographical and historic landscape against which War and Peace takes place

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.5

    Structure:

    War and Peace is a fictional story set against the real-life events and historical personages of the Napoleonic wars. This history would have been familiar for the book's original readers, who were only sixty years from the events of the war. For modern day readers to appreciate the significance of the distances traveled by the armies in the war or the topography of the...

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