The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Anticipation Guide

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Before reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, take part in this thought-provoking, pre-reading activity that invites discussion about the story's theme using universal adages.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Print one copy of the worksheet, draw lines on the back to support neat writing, then make additional copies to complete the assignment
  • After completing the novel, return to the activity to explore how your scholars' opinions differed from those perceived in the novel
  • Display adages around the classroom, give learners sticky notes to write agree or disagree on it, and post the notes to the signs to create a visual message about feelings
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource was created by a student teacher as part of a novel unit for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • Consider the statements presented to gauge their appropriateness for your classroom population
Pros

  • The statements used encourage dialogue
Cons

  • Some grammar mistakes, but the writing remains understandable 
  • The instructions ask for writing to be completed on the back of the worksheet; however, there aren't lines to do so