Heavy Boots: Group Discussion

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Jonathan Safran Foer's phrase, "heavy boots," becomes the focus of a class discussion of grief and sadness. During the reading of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, individuals place examples of their own experiences with these topics in a set of class boots. At the conclusion of the novel, a day is set aside for a heavy boots discussion. Detailed directions for the activity help prepare the class for a very high level of emotion.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Discussion
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Year
2011
Usage Permissions
Fine Print