Lesson 1 (from Part 1 (Preface and Introduction))
Understanding of the verbiage used in the text is very important. The introductions to every pageant speak at length about cycles and liturgies, among other challenging material. The objective of this lesson is to examine the difficult concepts behind the pageants so that students may have a better understanding of the pageant themselves.
1. Class Research/Discussion- As a class, research the use of cycles. What is a cycle? What is the purpose of a cycle? What were the controversies of cycles? What were the common messages of cycles? When were they written?
2. Small Group Activity- In small groups, have students find the characteristics of cycles. What did it take for a text to be considered a cycle? What were the attributes of each characteristic? What textual characteristics would negate a cycle from being considered a cycle?
3. Individual Writing Assignment- Write a summary on liturgies. Define...
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