Day 1

Master Harold... And the Boys Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    South African English is kif!

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    Students will become more familiar with the South African colloquial language that is scattered throughout the play. Students will be able to use this language correctly in terms of meaning and context.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.4

    Structure:

    Begin by asking students what they have observed thus far about the language used in the play. Refer to the thought question about South African slang. How does the use of colloquial speech contribute to the overall atmosphere and tone of the play? Why is it important to understand...

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