The New Woman
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand the historical context of Top Girls and use technology to access archives
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7
One key to understanding this play is understanding that while many of the themes are universal, the play was not written to be a timeless piece, but rather a comment on and lens to examine the place and time in which it was written.
Students should work independently or in groups to find resources that will give them a sense of how women living in the 1980s...
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