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: This play is a satire, a genre of comedy in which the habits, traits, or value systems of an individual or group are exaggerated in order to point out their foolishness. The target of the satire in this play is government corruption and hypocrisy. The aim of this lesson is to examine satire.
1) 1. Class discussion. What is satire? What are the conventions of satire? How has satire...
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