This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: In Act 1, Scene 1, character foils are introduced. Foils occur when characters contrast one another, and the contrasts highlight facets of the characters. The conflict between Oliver and Orlando mirrors that of Duke Frederick and Duke Senior. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the foil between these two conflicts and determine how they will function in juxtaposition to one another in the narrative.
1) 1) Small-group activity: Divide...
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