Day 2

An Inspector Calls Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Visualizing the Scene

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Understand the play's setting and stage directions.

    Common Core Standards:



    An essential part of understanding An Inspector Calls as a dramatic text lies within the many descriptions of the house in which the Birlings live. The set (as described in the script) sets the tone for the production, and betrays the secretive doings of the family who resides there.

    Assign students to individually create illustrations of the set of the Birlings' home. These illustrations may be as creative as students wish, but must be firmly based on the...

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