Daily Lessons for Teaching Funnyhouse of a Negro

Adrienne Kennedy
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Objective: Part 1 This play was written by the author and professor, Adrienne Kennedy. Today's objective will be to study the biographical information of Adrienne Kennedy in-depth.

1) Class Discussion: Ask the students the following questions; Do you know anything about the author, Adrienne Kennedy? What from the title of the play do you gather about Kennedy? Do you think there is a difference between a playwright and an author?

2) Group Research Project: Research, via the internet or at the library, Adrienne Kennedy's background and biography. Information should include her early childhood, her career, her important works, and her current life. Ask the students to present information to the class.

3) Individual Creative Writing: Write a few pages on what events in Adrienne Kennedy's life led her to write this play. Why do the students feel Kennedy wrote this play? Why do the students think Adrienne Kennedy felt the reader...

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