Divide the class into groups of seven, and each should take the role of one of the characters. Ask each group to discuss the issues and the conflicts in the play with their assumed personalities.
Major Characters Only
Divide the class into several groups. Have the class discuss the story, but assume that the minor characters of Father Dewis and Shelly are eliminated. Ask each group to write the summary for the three acts but without the minor characters. See if the original story and outcomes will be retained or if it will be altered.
The Farmhouse in Illinois
Divide the class into groups of five. Ask the groups to create a model of the farmhouse as they picture it from the story.
Ask each of the students to sketch a particular scene in the story. Ask the students to explain their individual drawings in front...
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