Day 2

Mother Courage and Her Children Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Interpreting A Dramatic Work for Performance

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will read and interpret a dramatic work for performance.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.10; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.6


    While epic theater can be appreciated well in written form on a page, it is best experienced as a performance. This activity has students analyze, practice, and perform Scene 3, one of the most important and complicated scenes in the play. Rather than having a single group of students perform the entire scene all the way through, students will be divided up into several...

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