Identity in "The History Boys": Developing Character Profiles
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to examine the character traits and development of various players in the play.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2
Start out by having students identify each of the play's primary characters, using graphic organizers, note-taking templates, or chart paper to keep track of this information, and lead a brief discussion to identify 2-3 of each character's defining features.
After this short intro, split students into small groups...
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