Lesson Plan Title : Another Visit for Gulliver

Age Range: Grade 9 through Grade 12 (High School Level)

Overview and Purpose : "Out with the old, in with the new"� This will be a chance for a diverse group of students to work collectively toward a common goal, as they create a new tribe for Gulliver to get to know!

Objective:The student will be able to compare the places that Gulliver visited and create a new people for him to visit.


Poster board for each pair of students

Markers/crayons/colored pencils

Teacher created worksheet


Have the students work together in pairs to compare the Lilliputians, Brobdingnagians, Laputans, and the Houyhnhnms. (See the sample worksheet below.) Review the worksheet and then have each group create a new group of people for Gulliver to visit. They can make a poster about their people that includes all the categories on the worksheet. Ask each group to share their poster.

Sample chart:

Student's Creation
Physical features
Treatment of Gulliver


Continue this lesson by having students write a short story to go along with the poster they have created.