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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