Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Ken Kesey, Author of Cuckoo's Nest , Who Defined the Psychedelic Era, Dies at 66
This extensive obituary includes historical background and critical commentary on the novel.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
This set of lesson materials uses the Understanding by Design model.

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
Vocabulary, focus questions, additional links, classroom activities. Video available.

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
Several questions for writing and/or discussion.

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
A list of 8 words drawn from the novel. Click on the word for definition and synonyms.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Five key quotations and analysis.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest : a Webquest for 12th Grade Literature and Composition
Students research the history of mental health care in the U.S. and other western countries and determine what kind of progress has been made since the death of Randle P. McMurphy in the late 1950's in an Oregon mental health facility.



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