Drama is ever-present in our daily lives and eloquently depicted on stage. Middle schoolers practice writing scenes based on different prompts and frameworks, and then perform those creative scenes for their classmates. The activities focus on the theme of family conflict in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, as well as the themes and characters studied in Romeo and Juliet.
A Raisin in the Sun, Harlem, and the American DreamOr does it explode? Study the dream deferred with a collection based on Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Complete with lessons, activities, and writing prompts, the collection provides ways to expand your unit on the American dream. Additionally, it contains resources focused on Langston Hughes and his poetry, particularly "Harlem."9th - 12th English Language Arts