From Frankenstein

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An excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein provides readers with an opportunity to discuss how unrestrained power can corrupt.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the exercise as part of a study of Mary Shelley's novel
  • Create reading circles using Shelleys' novel, George Orwell's Animal Farm, Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, etc., and then discuss the central question of how power corrupts
Classroom Considerations

  • Some readers may need additional discussion prompts to scaffold for the central question about the corrupting influence of power
Pros

  • The resource includes images of Shelley, a hand-written draft of the novel, and discussion questions
Cons

  • None
Common Core