Day 3

A View From the Bridge Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Instagram your Set

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response

    Objective:

    to understand the elements of a play, to think critically about a play's set design, to use visual and critical analysis

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2

    Structure:

    As students have seen already in past activities, full productions of A View from the Bridge take place on stages with sets. Briefly explain to students that sets help create the world of a play, and remind them of the sets they saw in the productions from Day 2’s classroom activity (“Comparing Productions”).

    Next, show them this short clip from Ivo van Hove’s production: ...

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