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: Act 1, Part 1 establishes atmosphere and context by creating a vivid sense of the world in which these characters inherit. This lesson will discuss the play's setting.
1) Class Discussion: Where does Act I, Part 1 take place? Why is this an appropriate setting for these characters?
Small Group Activity: What do you know about the characters, based on the setting's atmosphere?
Class Discussion: Share each small group's responses. How...
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