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: Author. Joe Orton is an English playwright. In a short but prolific career, lasting from 1964 until his death in 1967, he shocks, outrages and amuses audiences with his scandalous black comedies. Ortonesque becomes a recognized term for "outrageously macabre". Today's class begins the introduction of Entertaining Mr. Sloane by examining the playwright, his life, career, and other works.
1) 1) Class Discussion: Introduce the play and the playwright to the...
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