A Raisin in the Sun Lesson Plans
by Lorraine Hansberry

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Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun is a multifaceted play that rewards study on a number of topical and thematic levels. Teaching A Raisin in the Sun gives students opportunities to study rich literary and thematic content through classroom activities and exercises. Our eNotes lesson plan for studying the entire play includes a multiple-choice exam, essay questions, vocabulary exercises, and a comprehensive answer key. These resources have been written and vetted by our in-house educators and editors. In addition to premium content, we also have free materials available that have been contributed by teacher users.

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  • A Raisin in the Sun eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to describe the struggles of the Younger family; identify and discuss the play’s primary themes, motifs, and symbols; identify the dreams and aspirations of each member of the Younger family; identify and discuss the conflicts of gender, race, and...

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