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If you're teaching August Wilson's play, Fences, you need this teaching bundle to help shape your unit and lesson plans. Included in this bundle:• 56 task cards with engaging critical thinking questions for every scene of the play• Anticipation guide• Writing activities for each scene• Acting activi
Assorted handouts and activities for the play Fences by August Wilson.Items included:✥ Introduction to the play✥ Anticipation Guide✥ Study Guide questions with Suggested Answers✥ Act Two Symbols (Chart with Suggested Answers)✥ Troy's Lies (Chart with Suggested Answers)✥ Character Chart with Suggeste
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education

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Completely rewritten & expanded July 2011 This is a complete, loosely-structured Drama unit. There is no strict schedule or pacing guide here, though the activities, the concluding essay, the Socratic seminar, and the chapter quizzes and study guides would logically dictate the order of lesson
The following is a guided reading of Fences by August Wilson. It includes questions related to setting, conflict, characterization, symbolism, foreshadowing, plot, allusions, irony, compare and contrast, and synthesizing resources. There are also links to videos, non-fiction texts for synthesis, poe
Fences Study Guide contains Study Questions for each scene in this two act play by August Wilson.Also included are the following titles: Anticipation Guide, Character Description and Analysis, Historical Backdrop, Vocabulary, All in the Head, Book Cover, Comic Book Page, Analytical Essay, Character
Fences is an accessible play that most students find engaging and interesting. The themes and issues of race, father and son dynamics, African American success, the American Dream, dignity, and baseball encourage class discussion and writing opportunities. This bundle compiles some of Barraug Book's
Included are three tests and several essay prompts for the play Fences by August Wilson. All answer keys are included. Make sure you download the preview. If you have any questions feel free to ask.*This product is 100% editable and is comprised of MS Word docs. Items Included: ✥ Test on Act One - 3
These materials inlcude a webquest, over 70 thoughtful study questions, a quiz for Act 1, vocabulary puzzles and quizzes, a multiple choice test for the unit, and a short essay prompt. Answer keys for the study questions and assessments are provided. These materials are ready-to-print, should keep y
9th - 12th, Higher Education
August Wilson has been called our American bard, one of the greatest playwrights in American History. His Fences has also been named one of the Great American plays of the 20th Century. James Earl Jones in 1987 and Denzel Washington in 2007 earned awards for their portrayal of Troy Maxson, a former
This 25-slide PowerPoint works wonders in creating a meaningful group discussion about August Wilson's play! Each slide contains a powerful question and relevant pictures to evoke higher-level thinking from students. This Socratic Seminar presentation in pdf format has 25 slides for the play Fence
A complete teaching unit for the play "Fences." Contains more than 40 pages of reading questions, discussion topics, quizzes, essays, research activities, etc., plus a list of additional resources. Covers the entire play. Enough material for weeks of work.
Tired of discussing the same old questions when teaching August Wilson's play, Fences? Looking for a way to freshen up your unit or lesson plans? The 56 higher-level questions on these task cards cover all aspects of the novel and are designed to really get your students thinking. How can you use t
This unit bundle is an engaging diverse resource to help effectively teach August Wilson's Fences. Complete unit with essay prompts, formal test, writing prompts, activities, non-fiction articles and more.The unit is designed to be for highly developed class discussions using social barometers, vide
This PowerPoint presentation is an introduction to one of August Wilson's popular plays. It includes an introductory writing exercise that focuses on the painting that inspired the play followed by a brief biography of the author. It highlights the time period of the play and the role of African Ame
(From the L.A. Times) August Wilson, a great American writer of great American plays, and a great African American writer of great African American plays, gets the "American Masters" treatment in "The Ground on Which I Stand," an edition of the series "American Masters." Directed by Sam Pollard (l
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
August Wilson wrote his masterpiece Fences, as part of a 10 play cycle that sets a play in a decade in the 20th Century. Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball player is denied the opportunity to play in the Major Leagues because of racism, yet at age 53, lives to see younger African Americans
This product consists of four brief quizzes on August Wilson’s Fences. Each quiz asks 6-8 questions, and the four quizzes cover the whole play. Each question asks for a short answer (ranging in length from a single word or phrase to 2-3 sentences). These quizzes do not ask for any literary analysis
10th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Freshen up your lesson plans and help your students begin to analyze the characters in August Wilson's play, Fences. Students analyze the given prompts based on the text to determine what it suggests about the character. Character included are: • Troy • Rose • Cory • Bono • Lyons • Gabriel • Rayne
This August Wilson Fences [BUNDLE] is featured. Several Group Projects, performance exercises, Writing Assignments, 30+ Guided Questions, 2 TYPES OF Quizzes and poster projects are in this product to use throughout the reading of the text. Students will learn and have fun through their analysis of t
A literary studies test for August Wilson's play, Fences. 20 Multiple Choice Questions5 Short Answer QuestionsThis resource has two parts, which are formatted so that if preferred the test can be given separately as (1) a multiple choice reading-review quiz and (2) a short-answer exam. So, you have
10th - 12th, Higher Education
This intense 12-page reading guide for August Wilson's Fences has 70 engaging questions. The student-ready packet prompts readers to use four key strategies: visualizing, clarifying, inferencing, and questioning. Common core style questions are presented, which include the higher-level thinking skil
This is an anticipation guide that I use to kick off reading the play Fences by August Wilson. It covers all the themes from the novel and could be done in groups, individually, or as a whole class. It also lends itself to a four corner activity by asking students to first rate their feelings on th
This complete and comprehensive unit plan contains all the materials you need to teach Fences, a play by August Wilson. Backwards designed by two educators in collaboration (a recent graduate of Teachers College and a 20-year veteran), this unit plan contains:Daily Class Slides, beautifully and purp
Q&AThis product contains reading comprehension and analysis questions for every scene of this great play. Questions range in difficulty and allow for students to gain a comprehensive understanding of August Wilson's play. These questions are great for independent or cooperative learning, classwo

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