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: Reading a play is different from reading a novel, due to the structure of the piece. This lesson will analyze how character and dialogue are presented allowing for the reader to better comprehend the story told by Speed-the-plow.
1) 1. Class discussion: What is the structure of Speed-the-plow? How are the characters developed? What is different about reading this play, as compared to reading a novel? How does the...
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