Written by Mary B. Collins
Essentially a complete teacher's guide and novel unit, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible student materials for The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams.
20 Daily Lessons
Short answer study questions
Multiple choice quiz questions
Vocabulary worksheets for each reading assignment
3 detailed writing assignments
Individual and group activities
Critical thinking discussion questions
5 unit tests (2 short answer, 2 multiple choice, 1 advanced)
Review puzzles & games
Bulletin board ideas
Reproducible student materials
A Few Additional Notes
There are three writing assignments in this unit, each with the purpose of informing, persuading, or expressing personal opinions. The detailed writing assignment sheets guide students through the assignments. The first assignment is to students tell about a relationship they have with someone in their families. In the second assignment students write a letter to Laura convincing her that she can and should think better of herself and work towards becoming self-sufficient, a letter to Amanda convincing her that Tom needs to go out on his own, or a letter to Jim convincing him to break his engagement with Betty to pursue his attraction to Laura. The third assignment is to inform: students inform you what their project will be about and how they are going to do it.
The project for this unit is for students to prepare a short presentation about their hobbies.
These materials are geared for whole class use but are very easily adapted for independent study work, lit circles or book groups, home school use, or tutoring. If you have never taught this book before, this manual will give you a great foundation of materials on a variety of levels. If you have taught this book before, you might like to know that many veteran teachers have told us they have found our LitPlan Teacher Pack manuals to be much more thorough and more helpful than other materials they have used.
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