The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe 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.

Streamline your instruction of C. S. Lewis' 'The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe' with this lesson plan. With it, you will provide your students with two text lessons that give them the chance to revise a written report, an activity based on their favorite line of the book, and a worksheet that assesses comprehension.

Learning Objectives

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

  • summarize the plot of C. S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
  • identify themes in the book

Length

1.5 to 2 hours

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.9

Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

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