Day 3

An Inspector Calls Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Identifying Victim Blaming in I[An Inspector Calls]

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Learn about some the social themes of the play

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1

    Structure:

    Ask students if they have ever heard the phrases "blaming the victim" or "victim blaming." Provide a basic introduction to the phenomenon: when a victim of a crime or misfortune is held partially or wholly responsible for the harm they have come to. Most likely, some students will be familiar with the term, and will connect it to stories they have heard on the news or read on the internet. You may wish to create a...

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