A Raisin in the Sun Study Guide

Written to accompany American author Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic story that brought the African American socio-economic struggles of 1950s-era Chicago to the stage, this  literature study guide by Sabrina Justison helps you get the most out of A Raisin in the Sun.

Literature study guides from 7Sisters Homeschool inspire students rather than tire them with busywork that kills the story.

Instead of attempting to examine every element of a book on the first reading, our study guides choose two or three respected literary devices and use them as a focal point.

Our guides are easy to adapt for use at an:

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A Raisin in the Sun Study Guide

Focuses on the following literary devices:

  • symbols
  • the use of dialect
  • the power of peripety in a story

The suggested writing assignments:

  • explore the idea of didactic literature
  • use compare/contrast structure and
  • encourage dramatic critique.

This NO-busywork study guide enriches the reading of the book for your homeschooled high school student.

A Raisin in the Sun Study Guide

is an EBook curriculum complete with

  • background information
  • vocabulary
  • discussion questions
  • suggested writing assignments
  • answer key

This product downloads as two separate PDF files. One file is intended for student use. This document contains fillable fields so students can type their answers directly into the guide. The other document is the answer key, intended for the parent.

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