Understanding Conflict.MOV - Section 2: Whole-Class Reading: Act I of "A Raisin in the Sun"

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Cadence and Characters: A Whole-Class Reading of Act I, scene 1

Unit 17: Literacy: "A Raisin in the Sun": Understanding Drama
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT present a reading of "A Raisin in the Sun" in an appropriate style for student understanding of how the characters develop, interact, and advance the plot of the play, through a whole-class reading of the script.

Big Idea: Reading aloud reveals the rhythms and cadences of Lorraine Hansberry' style, the voices of her characters.

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English / Language Arts, drama, stage directions, A Raisin in the Sun, Reading Drama, portmanteau words
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