Shaw Says. . .

Grades 7 & 8

3-4 days 

Focus Questions:

  1. What topics have Shaw and the others addressed in their plays?
  2. What do you think they wanted to teach the audience?
  3. Do you have other ideas as to how to enact social reform?

Instructional Resources:

  • The Shaw Festival: Behind the Curtain
  • Access to a library and/or computers for research
  • Computer with projector for presentations


Choose a production from a Icon Shaw Festival season (143.6 KB)

Useful links: 

Download Icon Shaw Says. . . (134.3 KB) Classroom Activity (PDF)

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