Teacher Guide

Our Town Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Throughout the study of Our Town, students with disabilities should have the option of using dictation software for writing assignments, and text-to-speech software for reading assignments.

The Podcasting activity on Days 1 & 2 will utilize recording technology as well as a document-sharing site for feedback.

For the Scene Study activity on Days 2 & 3, you may consider allowing students to create short films rather than live performances.

Between Day 2 and Day 3, students must be able to view the assigned films (Our Town and OT: Our Town).

Day 3's Directorial Interpretations activity requires internet research.

The Goodbyes activity on Day 4 will make use of a class blog or...

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