Day 6

War and Peace Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Napoleon's war

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Understand the historical context of the 1812 war

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.6; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.9; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.A; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.C; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.5;

    Structure:

    With book three, the action of the novel has moved into a new Napoleonic War. For Tolstoy's original readers the War of 1812 would have been recent enough history that they would have been more familiar with the circumstances surround the war as well as the places in the text. Understanding...

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