Teacher Guide

Topdog/Underdog Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

In Day One's "Watch Me Close Now," students will watch a YouTube video about three-card monte.

Day Two's "Lincoln and Booth vs. Lincoln and Booth" should incorporate online research sources as well as library sources.

Day Three's "Theater vs. Film" makes use of a SmartBoard during the class discussion, and there is an option to incorporate screenwriting software, like Final Draft or CeltX.

For Day Four's "Topdog Diaries," students will watch a documentary of the same name.

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