Day 2

Flannery O'Connor's Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Dramatizations of Dialogue in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own"

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will use role play to explore dialogue as a means of characterization.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.9

    Structure:

    Write the following categories on the board: "Tone of Voice," "Emotions Displayed," "Hidden Emotions," "Physical Movement," "Raising/Lowering of Voice."

    Have the students watch the section from 8:25 - 12:00 of the dramatization of "The Live You Save May Be Your Own," found here: http://vimeo.com/72206604

    First, ask students to give examples for each of the descriptions on the board based...

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