Day 4

Trifles Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the short story "A Jury of Her Peers."

Common Core Objectives

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Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

"A Jury of Her Peers"

This short story has essentially the same plot as Trifles. The primary difference is that the story focuses on Martha Hale's perspective. It opens with her preparing to visit the Wright farmhouse with her husband and the...

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