Day 4

A Raisin in the Sun Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    A Helping Hansberry

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will be able to understand the biography of Lorraine Hansberry and its influence on her work, in addition appreciating to her influence on American culture

    Common Core Standards:



    Students should conduct research into the biography of Lorraine Hansberry. Encourage them to find at least two book sources and two web sources. Ask them to create a timeline of her life, noting significant changes and achievements.

    Students will then write a one-page essay about how events of Hansberry's life...

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