The Diamond as Big as the Ritz Discussion Questions

Instructor: Tara Schofield
After reading 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz', use the discussion questions in this lesson to strengthen students' understanding of the plot, events in the book, and the various characters in the story.


The Diamond as Big as the Ritz is the story of a wealthy family, a visitor, and the demise of a family secret. The book gives insight into greed, power, lies, and a façade of being socially responsible. Use the discussion questions below to help your students understand the story from different viewpoints and gain a greater understanding of the events in the book.

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