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: Much of the opening passages of Travesties is comprised of a long monologue spoken by Henry Carr. He attempts to explain how Lenin, Joyce, Tzara, and he became acquainted in 1917, and the plot of the play to come is his memory. The objective of this lesson is to understand the memory play.
1) 1. For class discussion: Review Henry Carr's opening monologue as a class and on the board...
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