Day 3

A Raisin in the Sun Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Designing Life

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will gain new insight into the play by viewing it through the lens of a set designer and will gain a deeper understanding of the theatrical process

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Screen this brief documentary about acclaimed set designer Ming Cho Lee.

    Lead the class in a discussion. Students will discuss what they think a set designer does.

    Students will share their observations about some of the images of models and mock ups that they saw in the video.

    Ask them what qualities they think are...

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