The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Edward Connell

The Most Dangerous Game book cover
Start Your Free Trial

Richard Edward Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” is a multifaceted story that rewards study on a number of topical and thematic levels. Teaching “The Most Dangerous Game” gives students opportunities to study rich literary and thematic content through classroom activities and exercises. Our Premium Lesson Plans and Activities for “The Most Dangerous Game” include a comprehensive eNotes lesson plan for studying the entire short story—complete with a multiple-choice exam, essay questions, vocabulary exercises, and a comprehensive answer key—and a response journal filled with writing and discussion prompts to facilitate students’ reading of the novel. Each of these documents has been written and vetted by our in-house educators and editors. In addition to premium content, we also have free materials available that have been contributed by teacher users.

Premium Lesson Plans and Activities

  • The Most Dangerous Game eNotes Lesson Plan

    Objectives After studying “The Most Dangerous Game,” students will be able to Identify the protagonist and the antagonist and describe their characters. Define plot and explain how the plot is developed through external conflict. Identify and discuss several themes in the story.  Identify examples of foreshadowing and suspense in the...

    Purchase a Subscription
  • The Most Dangerous Game eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Rainsford and his friend Whitney have an extended conversation on board the yacht as the story gets underway. What do they have in common? What differences in their thinking are revealed in their conversation? Rainsford describes the “moonless Caribbean night” with a simile: “It’s like moist black velvet.” Imagine you are on the...

    Purchase a Subscription

Free Lessons and Activities