Day 5

1984 Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Adaptation, Day Two: Performance

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    To engage Orwell's text by transforming it in a different genre

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4

    Structure:

    Give students time to rehearse their adaptations, reviewing the staging and script developed the previous day. After rehearsal, each group should perform their adaptation. The rest of the class should make sure to observe the other groups' performances closely, taking notes and asking questions afterward. Provide time for brief question-and-answer sessions after each performance, as well as a longer discussion at the end. Questions might include:...

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