Count of Monte Cristo: Anticipation Guide

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Is love the strongest force in the world? Delve into the themes of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas with an anticipation guide that introduces the main points of discussion. Kids mark their agreement or disagreement with ten different statements, and discuss their stances.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Connect the lesson to another novel unit that incorporates the same literary themes
  • Have kids form debates about the discussion topics
  • Encourage your class to expand one of the topics into a persuasive essay, using examples from their own lives
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson was written by a student teacher and includes a reflection about the activity; it may or may not be useful for your own implementation
Pros

  • Themes addressed are interesting and will spark great discussion in your class
  • A fun way to begin your novel unit
Cons

  • None