Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Lesson plans and other teaching resources

Death of a Salesman
A variety of teaching resources: an anticipation guide, a guided imagery activity, a study strategy focuses on causes and effects, and practice with vocabulary.

Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller
Focusing on family relationships, this page offers related poetry and supporting activities.

Death of a Salesman
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with themes, symbols, and motifs, the tragic hero, vocabulary, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Death of a Salesman
Commentary and discussion questions.

Teacher's Guide to The Death of a Salesman
This 7-page document includes an introduction, prereading ideas, discussion questions, ideas for writing and further exploration. Requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Teaching Death of a Salesman with the New York Times
A collection of resources from the New York Times, including Background on the play itself, reviews of different productions of the play, and informational text on the American Dream and related topics.

Test Yourself: Death of a Salesman
A 10-question online review quiz.

"Tragedy and the Common Man"
Arthur Miller wrote this essay in 1949, when Death of a Salesman was playing on Broadway. It explores the definition of the tragic hero.

Vocabulary from Death of a Salesman
Words organized by act and presented in context and with definition. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.