Lesson: Before you read "The Road"
Author: Allegra Duda
Subject Area: Reading/Language Arts
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Students will explore a website about the apocalypse and a website with pictures from the film.
Students will gain a sense of the book's time and place.
Students will view websites and will make inferences about the setting and plot of "The Road."
Directions: Open the link in the URL above. You will be directed to a webpage that explores various apocalyptic beliefs. Explore the site before you begin your reading of "The Road."
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