A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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  • A Separate Peace eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to explain the fundamental tension between Phineas and Gene and the events that affect their friendship; describe the backdrop and the atmosphere of WWII that permeate the novel; describe Gene’s narrative style and the novel’s imagery; discuss how each...

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  • A Separate Peace eNotes Essential Lessons

    Each of the following lessons is geared to a specific skill category and Common Core standard. It includes a step-by-step guide to teaching the lesson as well as handouts, assessments, modification, and enrichment activities. The lessons follow the chronology of the story A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Table of Contents Lesson...

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  • A Separate Peace eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    When the novel begins, the narrator says he went back to visit Devon School fifteen years after he had been a student there. Is there a time or a place in your past that you would like to go back and visit? Describe it, and discuss why it is still important to you....

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