Kurt Vonnegut’s Letter to High School Class (Upper-Intermediate)

ESL/EFL Level: Upper-intermediate
Lesson Topics:  Kurt Vonnegut, creativity, the soul, banning books
Skill Focus
: Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Lesson Plan Download: vonnegut-letter-upper-intermediate-01062022.docx
Approximate Class Time: 2 hours


Note to students: This lesson was made for English teachers. However, feel free to read the lesson and leave your answers to the questions in the comment area below.

An opened book with a tree growing in it

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Lesson on Vonnegut’s Letter to High Schoolers: Warm-up (Pair Work)

  1. What are your favorite books?
  2. Who are your favorite authors?
  3. Have you ever written an e-mail to a well-known person? If so, for what purpose?
  4. Are you familiar with Kurt Vonnegut?

Reading: Letter from Kurt Vonnegut to High School Students


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