Day 2

Trifles Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should begin reading with Mrs. Henderson's line, "I’d hate to have men coming into my kitchen, snooping around and criticizing." They should stop at the stage direction, "Enter SHERIFF and COUNTY ATTORNEY. Susan Glaspell. MRS PETERS rises."

Common Core Objectives

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Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers


The men go upstairs to investigate...

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