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: Seascape opens on a beach where an older couple, Charlie and Nancy, have just completed a picnic lunch. The sound of a jet overhead interrupts their conversation. The setting in a play or novel is an integral part of a story. Today's lesson is on the setting of Seascape and how it relates to the theme of Act 1.
1) 1) Have students define "theme" and "setting" as literary elements...
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