Teacher Guide

An Inspector Calls Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    To examine the motivations and behaviors of the characters, and to look at them from an ethical standpoint.

  2. 2

    To identify the themes of the play within their historical context.

  3. 3

    To learn about the moral questions posed by Priestley and apply these to contemporary day-to-day life.

  4. 4

    To identify themes of class conflict and how they affect the behavior and beliefs of the characters.

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