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Celebrate Black history and Women's History Month with a close reading lesson that will also re-energize your class. This biography about the performing artist Audra McDonald is suitable for middle and high school students and can be used as a stand alone lesson or with other biographies. Each lesson in the Places Please series is tailored to the strengths of that particular artist. No two lessons are alike!

In addition, a teacher can assign these lessons to students distance learning. #DistanceLearningTPT


There are three ways you can use this product:

1) As it stands

2) Dividing up the pages-If you need help with sending home a learning pack, check out: "Selecting Pages for Home Learning Pack" If you need to just get one page out of a multi page PDF, you can choose "print to PDF" as a print option and then just select the pages(s) you want in that new document. Then it'll prompt you to save the PDF as a new document with just that one or so pages extracted.

3) You can use this PDF resource to create an activity that students can complete on a device. Select the red button above in the right column which says Create Digital Activity.


Need a quick emergency lesson plan? Or one for a substitute?

This Product includes:

  • A Complete Bio about Audra McDonald from birth to present day
  • A Suggested Lesson, Creating New Lyrics for a Song From a Musical, Complements the Learning
  • Important Dates in Her Life
  • Trivia
  • Awards She Has Won
  • Quotes from McDonald
  • Questions and Answer Sheet (including a key)
  • Sources & Links to Film Examples--McDonald Interviews and Performances

Comprehensive? You bet.

This is a unique, engaging product created by an award winning, veteran drama teacher of 38 years.

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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