Day 3

Trifles Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should begin reading at the stage direction, "Enter SHERIFF and COUNTY ATTORNEY. MRS PETERS rises." They should read to the end of the play.

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 women hide what they've discovered, and discuss the ways in which they have been victims of cruelty. They empathize with Mrs. Wright, and...

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