Day 5

An Inspector Calls Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Viewing I[An Inspector Calls]

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Watch a filmed performance of I[An Inspector Calls]

    Common Core Standards:



    As a class, view a filmed performance of An Inspector Calls. The 1982 BBC edition is recommended (and can be found free to stream at When you have finished watching the film, discuss it as a class. Since it is a filmed performance, very little will have been changed from the text. However, seeing the events of the play acted out can radically alter one's perception of the story.

    Ask students to consider whether or not watching the play changed their perception...

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