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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Unlocking the Underlying Symbolism and Themes of a Dramatic Work
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Class set of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun (or another play)
- Internet access and computers
- Chart paper and markers, or board and chalk
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students analyzing a play can map out the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution for a variety purposes. This interactive is aimed at secondary students.
- Before this session, students will have read the first scene of the play. They can do the reading in class or at home prior to the session.
- Test the Drama Map student interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.