Grades: 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade
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.
In addition to the detailed lesson plans and activity ideas included with the Teacher and Student Tools below, here’s a few quick suggestions for use of this video: