Class Agenda #134- Facing the speaker


Biggie Week

Timer- “Sky is the Limit” -Notorious B.I.G. (1997, 4:37) 

Prompt-  Which member of your group has been the strongest actor thus far? Why?

Share whole class


  • I can face the character I’m speaking to in A Raisin in the Sun.

Notes- What symbols come up in Act II? Pay attention to the scene with Beneatha, Walter, and George.


Get used to acting by facing the speaker. Also, try to listen to stage direction to influence how to move your body.

Classwork- Start 55:39, End 1:14:50

  • Continue A Raisin In The SunAs you watch, jot down any notes about what the Nigerian music symbolizes at the beginning of Act II.
  • Read Pages -89-95 in your Groups paying careful attention to speak to the character your speaking to. 10 Minutes

5- Characters- Stage Direction, Walter, Ruth, Mama, Travis

Reviewing 2017 ELA Round Table

Optimal Dates-

  • Play Due May 31- 
  • Artist Statement- June 6
  • Panel Discussion – June 15/18

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