The World Outside "The House of Bernarda Alba"
Kind of Activity:
Students will conduct research that will broaden their understanding of the historical and cultural context in which the play was written.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6
This activity will span over two days. Break students up into small groups. Assign each group one of the following topics: the rise of fascism and the Spanish Civil War, the Generation of '27, gender roles in 1930’s Spain, the influence of the Catholic Church in Spain, the history of Spanish theater, and Lorca's notion of the ...
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