The Metamorphosis: DR-TA

Guide class members through Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis with a series of questions designed for before, during, and after reading. Readers consider Gregor's situation and his options. In addition, they consider how they might rewrite the ending of tale. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add to a study guide for learners to reference throughout the unit
  • Have one discussion question on the board when class members walk in, either to discuss as a class or as a writing prompt before reading
  • Use in a reading assessment during relevant parts of the story
  • Form literature circles so that readers may discuss what they have read and where they need clarification
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource prompts instructors to find copies of the book without cover images, which may be easier said than done

  • A solid way to engage learners throughout the reading
  • Discussion questions are engaging and varied, covering all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy

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