Dracula Lesson Plan

Instructor: Dana Dance-Schissel

Dana teaches social sciences at the college level and English and psychology at the high school level. She has master's degrees in applied, clinical and community psychology.

Did your class grasp all key facts about Bram Stoker's Dracula? A video lesson helps them check their comprehension and an activity ties it all together. Related lessons and extensions create opportunities for additional instruction.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • summarize Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • identify themes in Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • analyze motifs in Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • list passages from the book to support analysis


1 to 1.5 hours


  • Copies of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Curriculum Standards


Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.


NOTE: This lesson is designed for students who have read Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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