Glass Menagerie

This Glass Menagerie assessment also includes:

As a reading comprehension assessment, ninth graders are asked to use evidence drawn from The Glass Menagerie to support an analysis of how Tennessee Williams uses specific lines to develop Amanda's character as well as her relationships with other characters. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a unit study of Tennessee Williams's play
  • Use the resource as an opportunity to model how to respond to assessments of this type
Classroom Considerations

  • Presumes ninth graders have studied The Glass Menagerie and have access to a copy of the play
  • The assessment is designed to address ninth grade Common Core standards
  • The fourth in a series of six assessments designed for ninth graders
Pros

  • The three-part lesson is carefully scaffolded
  • The Word document is editable and may be customized
Cons

  • None