Lesson 1 (from Act I, Part 1)
Lucille Fletcher is the author of Sorry Wrong Number. She mainly wrote plays and movie scripts, after having a job that required her to type a lot of scripts. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the author and her works.
Class Discussion: How long did Fletcher have a goal of being a writer? How did she decide to begin writing radio plays? Where did Fletcher get the idea for Sorry Wrong Number? Why did her husband at the time call the play "revenge"? How was the play produced at first? Why was it an experiment in radio sound effects? How and when did it become a movie? Why is Sorry Wrong Number considered to be Fletcher's greatest success? How many different versions of the story were produced and in what formats? Where did she get the ideas for some of her other works...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.7, 11-12.7
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