Day 4

The Cherry Orchard Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Five Years Later

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will hypothesize about what the future might hold for the characters of The Cherry Orchard.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3,

    Structure:

    What does the future have in store for each of the characters in The Cherry Orchard?

    Assign each student one or more of the following characters:

    • Madame Ranevskaya
    • Gayev
    • Lopahkin
    • Varya
    • Anya
    • Dunyasha
    • Yepikhodov
    • Yasha
    • Charlotta
    • Trofimov
    • Simeonov-Pishchik

    Have the student imagine what this character's life is going to be...

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