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: Ennui is a central objective for both Jack and Algernon's creation of their fictional associates (Ernest and Bunbury). The purpose of this lesson is to examine this motivation of ennui the way these characters employ hyperbole and sotto voice.
1) 1. For class discussion: Jack and Algernon are sardonic observers of British well-to-do life. Their clever observations general betray an exhaustion with social morays. Have members of the class...
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