Lesson 1 (from Section I, ch. 1-4)
Section I, ch. 1-4
This scene sets the stage for the rest of the book. The objective of this lesson is to explore some of the possible foreshadowing that happens in this scene and to discuss some of the possible outcomes.
1) Prediction: Read aloud the part where Pickwick suggests and is accepted to start a new traveling club. Have the students each write a short prediction about what this statement could be foreshadowing. Do you believe this is a club that will last? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.
2) Group Activity: Split the class into groups, and assign each group one of the characters in this section. Have each group write a prediction of what they think will happen in this book to their assigned character due to the...
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