Sample Video 7: Theatre 41: Meet the Playwright–A Conversation with Idris Goodwin

Meet Idris Goodwin, author of “And In This Corner….Cassius Clay.” Find out what fascinates him about the spoken word. Learn about his process for writing a play and other forms of writing. Listen as he explains themes and issues he chooses to explore in his work as well as the specific themes, issues, and characters addressed in this play about the life of Cassius Clay from age 12 to 22.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 250: Cassius Project Communication Arts, Language Arts, and Journalism Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the areas of Communication Arts, Language Arts, and Journalism that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 251: Cassius Project Social Studies and United States History Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the areas of Social Studies and United States History that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 252: Cassius Project Theater Arts Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the area of Theater Arts that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 253: Cassius Project Television Production Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the area of Television Production that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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