Ch 9: Drama for 11th Grade Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Drama for 11th Grade chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the intricacies of character development and portrayal on stage in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Drama for 11th Grade chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Creating the mood Study how dramatists create different types of mood through the use of setting, character portrayal, dialogue, and other factors
Tuesday The said and unsaid Analyze the use of character dialogue and examine the importance of nonverbal communication on stage
Wednesday What drives a character? Discuss how different factors motivate characters
Thursday Tennessee Williams The writer's background, brief discussion of all works, and an analysis of both A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie
Friday Arthur Miller Miller's biography and list of works, review of The Crucible, and an interpretation of quotes from The Crucible

5 Lessons in Chapter 9: Drama for 11th Grade Lesson Plans
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Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

1. Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

This lesson provides insight into the life, work and style of one of the most influential playwrights of our time, Tennessee Williams. His major works include 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

2. A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

Learn about the controversial play 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' why it was so controversial, and why it is still considered a classic piece of American literature.

The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

3. The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

Tennessee Williams' first big hit, 'The Glass Menagerie,' known as the memory play, fascinated audiences for its presentation of one man's vision of his past. This lesson will go into the basic plot of this story, as well as explore the major symbols and elements of style in the play.

Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

4. Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

In this lesson, we will talk about the life of one of America's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller. We will take a close look at his role in the American political scene of the 1950s and give insight into some of his most influential works.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

5. Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

What's Arthur Miller's play 'The Crucible' all about? Witches! Communists! Allegories! It's the Red Scare of the McCarthy era as told through the metaphor of the Salem witch trials of colonial America.

Chapter Practice Exam
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