Reflection: Checks for Understanding Analysis of Theme and Characters in Act 1 of A Raisin in the Sun - Section 4: Wrap Up


This quick group share gave me a quick sampling of student learning. I focus more on assessment for learning. Students are given a grade for their responses and I think this frees them up to share with the class. I have found that these types of formative assessments support their learning during the learning process. 

My students' answers guided my decision making about my future instruction.  Reading aloud seemed to increase their understanding of character development and themes that were being addressed.

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Analysis of Theme and Characters in Act 1 of A Raisin in the Sun

Unit 7: A Raisin in the Sun
Lesson 2 of 12

Objective: SWBAT analyze characters in the play A Raisin in the Sun and how they advance the plot and theme by closely reading, analyzing, and then viewing Act 1.

Big Idea: Five adults + $10,000 = many ideas for how to live The American Dream.

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