The Giver Lesson Plans and Activities

Mr. Jonas reached the opposite side of the school courtyard, stopped briefly, and looked back. The classroom where his entire career had been lived lay behind him now, sleeping. At dawn, the orderly, disciplined lesson plans he had always known would continue again, without him. The lesson plans where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. […]

Most Dangerous Game Short Story Lesson Plan: How to Introduce a Short Story

Every painstaking movement of the second hand on the round 1970s style clock in the front of the classroom deepened the soul-destroying angst in Mr. Nocontext’s being. Mr. Jobkiller, the school’s new principal, had come to observe. And the short story lesson plan for the “Most Dangerous Game” wasn’t going well. The lesson itself wasn’t […]

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappaccini’s Daughter” Lesson Plans, Summary, and Analysis

There’s a fairly good chance you came across this post because you were searching for a “Rappaccini’s Daughter” Lesson Plan, so I’ll just get it out of the way. Of course, you’re welcome to peruse the entire post. It’s pretty good. It’s got an analysis of the short story, a little bit about theme, and […]