Reflection: Coherence Stereotypical and Iconic Images Depicted in Drama: Baseball and the N-Word in Fences, Act 1 Scene 1 - Section 2: Warmup


Oftentimes, I am nervous when I give a task of this nature to my students as a Warmup activity that is connecting to my students' prior knowledge as well as evaluating their understanding of prior concepts taught in class.

It is still disappointing when my students and I are not able to connect concepts and ideas across units and to transfers skills taught from one unit to the next. In the future, I am going to make a conscious effort to create entrance tickets that review prior concepts taught in previous lessons.

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Stereotypical and Iconic Images Depicted in Drama: Baseball and the N-Word in Fences, Act 1 Scene 1

Unit 1: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Lesson 4 of 13

Objective: SWBAT analyze the context of Fences Act I Scene 1 by identifying the impact of the social and stereotypical images reflecting the time period and the author's intention for including these references in the text.

Big Idea: How do the images of America's favorite past time and racial stereotypes impact the disempowered?

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