Day 2

The Member of the Wedding Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Awkward Encounters

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play


    Students will be able to understand F. Jasmine's profound immaturity as shown through dialogue

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.6; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.3


    Discuss with students the motivations of both the soldier and F. Jasmine as they first sit together in the bar. Make sure students understand the motivations of each and why each speaks as they do (the awkward politeness of F. Jasmine and the incomprehension of the soldier).

    Then have pairs of student volunteers read aloud and enact the conversation between the soldier and F. Jasmine when they first sit...

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