The Chaplain Breaks the News - A New Scene
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able draw from textual evidence to infer and imagine new situations that could take place in the text.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.5
In scene eight, the Chaplain never informs Mother Courage that her son Eilif was led away in chains and executed for killing a peasant's wife while stealing his cattle. The Chaplain leaves with Eilif and never returns. Clearly, there are reasons why Brecht wanted to preserve the...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 909 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 7192 literature essays, 2017 sample college application essays, 296 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.