Day 2

Our Town Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Scene Study, Day 1

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    Students will be able to understand Wilder's text in its intended form

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.3

    Structure:

    Group students, or allow them to group themselves. These groups should be of varying sizes—some should consist of only two or three students, others of six or seven.

    Each group should select a section of dialogue from the play, no shorter than two pages long. Explain to students that they will be staging this scene for a classroom audience. This means they should make choices about blocking (how to set up the stage, how and when to move), what props to...

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