How Would You Play It? (Day 1)
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to consider interpretive possibilities for the play
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4
Begin by dividing students into groups of two or three. Each group should have a director, an actor, and, if there's a third member, a costume/prop manager. Either assign or have groups choose one of the monologues from Scenes 2 and 3, which include:
- Amanda: "I went to the typing instructor..." (Scene 2)
- Amanda: "So what are we going to do the rest of our lives?" (Scene 2)
- Tom: "After the fiasco at...
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