Day 5

The Glass Menagerie Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Narrators on Film

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to consider the use of a narrative device across media

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1

    Structure:

    In Scene 1, Williams describes the narrator as "an undisguised convention of the play." In this activity, students will consider what the role of the narrator is throughout the play, with an emphasis on the final scene, and will look at examples of narrators in film to consider how the use of this device might change depending on the medium, plot, characters, etc.

    For homework the previous day, students will...

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