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: Dracula, originally written in 1897, is very much a product of its time. The objective of this lesson is to examine the historical context during which Dracula was written.
1) 1) Begin class with a focusing exercise. Have students write for five minutes on the following prompts: What do you know about the time period that "Dracula" was written (1897)? List at least five things you know and two things you...
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