Teacher Guide

12 Angry Men Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to understand how complex themes, ideas, and characters develop from the beginning to the end of 12 Angry Men and analyze them using various media and a range of perspectives.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to formulate complex arguments about 12 Angry Men using both textual evidence and outside research to support their own ideas.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to analyze the historical context of 12 Angry Men and its influence on the text.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to relate the artistic choices made in 12 Angry Men to choices made by...

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