Divergent Book Activities

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

''Divergent'' is a popular young-adult novel set in a dystopian future. These activities will let your students engage with this story in unique and creative ways.

Divergent

Divergent is a 2011 young-adult fictional novel by American author Veronica Roth, and the first of the Divergent series. It is a popular work of dystopian fiction that students should be fairly eager to engage with. These activities are intended for high school students, but they are also designed to be easily adaptable to middle-school classrooms.

Divergent Activities

Rewrite a Scene

Start by providing students with a scene from the book Divergent or asking them to select a scene. Students will rewrite this scene from the perspective of a character other than the main protagonist in the first person. If you wish to expand this a little, you can ask students to rewrite this same scene a few times from different characters' perspectives.

  • Materials: Copies of Divergent, writing supplies

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