Teacher Guide

The Glass Menagerie Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Throughout the study of The Glass Menagerie, students with disabilities should have the option of using dictation software for writing assignments, and text-to-speech software for reading assignments.

On Day 1, students can use the internet to research historical allusions made in the play and the artistic movements which frame The Glass Menagerie, including realism, naturalism, expressionism, and symbolism.

On Day 2, students can use the internet to learn more about Tennessee Williams and the autobiographical elements of The Glass Menagerie.

On Day 3, students can listen to text and recordings of E.E. Cummings poems quoted by Williams, and research biographical information about...

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