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 The opening act of this play sets up the action that will take place as the play unfolds. One way that Wilde sets up the action and draws the audience in is through the use of foreshadowing. There are several instances of foreshadowing in Act 1, Part 1, including the relationships between Lady Chiltern and Mrs. Cheveley and between Mrs. Cheveley and Goring, both of which become...
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