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 introduces the main characters in the story, and also sets up the conflict for the rest of the play. This lesson should focus on the brothers' apparent roles: Lee as the wild and irresponsible brother, and Austin as the work-a-day straight-laced brother.
1) 1. Class Activity: Ask for volunteers to read Act 1, Scene 1 aloud. Be sure to have someone read the stage directions.
2. Group discussion: How are...
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