Day 6

Arcadia Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Talk Show

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will be able to engage with the plot of the play using a humorous approach, and demonstrate understanding of character development and relationships.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.1

    Structure:

    Select several students to play different characters from the 19th-century storyline of the play—ensure Thomasina, Septimus, Lady Croom, Mr. Chater, and Captain Brice are represented. Feel free to include characters that never appear onstage as well, like Lord Byron and Mrs. Chater.

    The teacher then interviews the...

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