Daily Lessons for Teaching King Lear

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Lesson 1 (from Act 1, Scene 1)


Act 1, Scene 1: In King Lear, the early parts of the play, specifically the first scene, set up the plot for the whole play. This lesson is focused on learning what early parts of a story can tell the reader about the whole story. This is also called foreshadowing.


1) As a class brainstorming activity: Have the class state their ideas about how they think the play will progress based on what they have read so far.

2) In small groups: Ask each small group to answer the following question: What themes does the first scene set up for the rest of the play and why? Have each small group present examples of why they think the themes they picked will be present in the rest of the play. Share the answers with the class.

3) Have four students read the parts of Lear, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia in...

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