Daily Lessons for Teaching Fates Worse Than Death

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 123 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Fates Worse Than Death Lesson Plans

Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)


In chapter one Vonnegut plays a practical joke by appearing at an ROTC inspection wearing every sort of medal he can find (swimming, scouting, Sunday school attendance, etc.). When the war ends and Vonnegut is authorized to wear combat ribbons, he finds them to be no more meaningful than these borrowed trinkets. This lesson will discuss the significance of tangible rewards.


Class Discussion: Medals, awards, and trophies are given in our society to those who achieve a goal or win a competition. Vonnegut wears various borrowed medals as a joke, but after the war, he realizes his real medals are no more meaningful. Why do you think that is? Should tangible prizes be the ultimate reward for hard work and success?

Small Group Discussion: Each member of the group must name a time when the prize received was not as meaningful as the reason for...

(read more Daily Lessons)

This section contains 3,877 words
(approx. 13 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Fates Worse Than Death Lesson Plans
Fates Worse Than Death from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.