These sites are about the play “A Raisin in the Sun” and author Lorraine Hansberry. Some sites discuss the plot, theme, characters, and setting. There are many discussion questions and research activities for classroom use. There are also biographies on the life and career of playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
In this lesson plan, students will learn about the social, educational, political, and economical climate of the 1950's and how does the play illustrate the impact this climate had on African Americans' quest for "The American Dream?"