Teacher Guide

War and Peace 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 understand and be able to think critically about a long narrative that tells the story of hundreds of characters across fifteen years situated within a specific historical and cultural context.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to form opinions about the text and express them verbally and orally using textual evidence to support their views.

  3. 3

    Students will gain knowledge of the historical and cultural context in which the book takes place and be able to utilize that knowledge to inform their understanding and analysis of the text.

  4. 4


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