Teacher Guide

The History Boys Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day #1

  • Understanding the British Educational System & 1980's English Society: Students will use the computers and the internet to conduct research at several different stations.

Day #2

  • Creative Representations of Scenes from "The History Boys": Depending on how the activity is constructed, computers and recording equipment may be useful for this activity.

Day #3

  • Turning Points in "The History Boys": Students could use computers to create their timelines of turning points in the play.
  • Visualizing Themes & Symbols in "The History Boys": Students could use computers to create their comics/storyboards.

Day #4

  • The Final Character Evaluation: Personal Views from The History...

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