Objective: Chapter 1 This scene is the perfect first scene as it sets the stage for the rest of the book. The objective of this lesson is to explore some of the possible foreshadowing that happens in this scene, and to discuss some of the possible outcomes.
1) Read aloud with the class the part where Lord Canterville tries to dissuade Mr. Otis from purchasing Canterville Chase. Have the students write a short prediction about what this statement could be foreshadowing. Do you believe there is really a ghost haunting the house? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.
2) Split the class into groups, and assign each group one of the characters in this chapter. Have each group write a prediction about what they think will happen in this book to their assigned character...
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