Daily Lessons for Teaching Dragonwyck

Anya Seton
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Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)


Chapter One.

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) Class Activity: Read aloud with the class the part where Miranda is seen completely absorbed in a romance novel at the beginning of the book. Have the students each write a short prediction about what this statement is foreshadowing. Do you believe Miranda finds love like that in the book? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.

2) Groups: 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...

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