Day 2

The Glass Menagerie Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    How Would You Play It? (Day 1)

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will be able to consider interpretive possibilities for the play

    Common Core Standards:



    Begin by dividing students into groups of two or three. Each group should have a director, an actor, and, if there's a third member, a costume/prop manager. Either assign or have groups choose one of the monologues from Scenes 2 and 3, which include:

    • Amanda: "I went to the typing instructor..." (Scene 2)
    • Amanda: "So what are we going to do the rest of our lives?" (Scene 2)
    • Tom: "After the fiasco at...

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