Lesson 1 (from Prologue, Dragonmount | Chapter 1, An Empty Road)
Prologue, Dragonmount | Chapter 1, An Empty Road
This scene is the perfect first scene as it sets the stage for the rest of the book. The objective of this lesson will be to explore some of the possible foreshadowing that happens in this scene, and to discuss some of the possible outcomes.
1) Read aloud with the class the Prologue where Lews uses the One Power and kills his family without knowing it, and Elan says the male power is tainted. Have the students each write a short prediction about what this statement could be foreshadowing. Do you believe Lews will be able to control this tainted power? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.
2) Split the class into groups, and assign each group one of the characters in these chapters. Have...
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