Long Way Down Novel Introduction Station Activity


This introductory Long Way Down station activity is the perfect way to introduce your students to Jason Reynolds’ verse novel, Long Way Down!

There are three different stations included in this activity, and each station comes with its own task, directions card, and table card to display the location of the station. There is also a student handout for easy recording.

STATION 1: Meet Jason Reynolds

STATION 2: Poetic Devices – students look up the definitions to key poetic devices.

STATION 3: Read about gun violence in America.