Day 4

The Seagull Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Scene Study, Day 1

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    Students will be able to engage with Chekhov's text in its intended form

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.6; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.6

    Structure:

    Initiate a brief discussion with the students about the difference between reading a play and reading a novel. A play was not intended primarily to be read like a book is; it was intended to be read by actors and then performed, and for an audience to understand it through the performance. Remind them of the previous day's discussion on Stanislavski; this is their chance to really apply...

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