Reflection: Joy Family Conflict: Understanding Theme in "A Raisin in the Sun" - Section 3: The Driving Theme of Family Conflict: How Would You Spend An Inheritance?

 

Students stepped up with the activity and took clear ownership of their choices. Due to an editing error, the third video mentioned in the reflection is unavailable, but I wanted to stress the importance of "Joy" this late in the school year, as we keep motivation and engagement up. 

  Joy: Thoughts on Family Conflict and Student Dynmaics
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Family Conflict: Understanding Theme in "A Raisin in the Sun"

Unit 17: Literacy: "A Raisin in the Sun": Understanding Drama
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Objective: SWBAT empathize with the central idea of family conflict in "A Raisin in the Sun" by defending and justifying the use of inheritance money in a collaborative discussion.

Big Idea: As conflict is unavoidable in drama, so it is inevitable in families--today students examine conflict as theme.

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claudia mcneil as mama receives the insurance check in a raisin in the sun
 
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