A Streetcar Named Desire Delivery Guide

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Instructors who want to use A Streetcar Named Desire as a core text need not rely of the kindness of other teachers to find engaging activities to support a study of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning drama.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Bookmark the packet and select those activities most appropriate to your learning situation
  • Conclude the unit with a viewing of The Simpsons episode that focuses on the play
  • Use the play as an opportunity to explain the concept of in medias res
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the resource is designed as a test prep packet for UK students, the activities are appropriate for any study of the play
  • The packet is designed so that instructors can select those lessons and approaches that best meet the particular needs of their class members
  • The resource recommends using the 1951 film version starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh in conjunction with reading the play
  • Cass members should be familiar with the conventions of dramatic dialogue as well as the conventions of tragedy
Pros

  • The 30-page packet includes nine activities, learner resources, graphic organizers, and critical responses 
Cons

  • None