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: Introduction to the Author David Mamet is an award-winning playwright, author, screenwriter, film director, and essayist. Born in 1947, Mamet has written over twenty plays and numerous screenplays, including Glengarry Glen Ross, Oleanna, The Spanish Prisoner, and Wag the Dog, and has directed well over ten films, including State and Main, which he also wrote. In today's lesson, students are introduced to the author of On Directing Film...
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