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: In Act 1, Scene 1, a boxing match between a white man and a black man is being determined. This physical fight represents the cultural fight between the black and white races, with the description of Brady as a "White Hope" embodying the hope of a significant number of whites of the time that black people would remain subservient. This lesson will discuss the symbolism of this fight and...
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