Day 1

An Inspector Calls Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Learning About Class Differences

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Identify themes of class in I[An Inspector Calls]

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2

    Structure:

    Ask students to brainstorm a list of things that they associate with the term "class." What makes a person "upper class," "middle class," or "lower class"? This can be used to launch a discussion of the differences between the wealthy and the aristocracy, as applied to An Inspector Calls.

    Discuss why the Birlings would have been considered "middle class." Though they are wealthy and respectable, they were not born...

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