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, Scene 1 The students will take notes on Goldsmith and 18th-century theater in England as the teacher gives them background information. The students will hear a comparison between Goldsmith's play with the sentimental comedies and Restoration comedies of the times.
1) The teacher presents background information about the life of Goldsmith, his association with some of the great writers of his day, the different genres he worked in...
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