Objective: Y2K was written in 2000 by the American Playwright Arthur Kopit. The aim of this lesson is to introduce the play.
1) 1. Class discussion. Have the students heard of the play before? What do the students expect from the book? Why do they expect these things to happen?
2. Brainstorm Arthur Kopit's past works with the students. Do his books share similar themes? Divide the students into pairs and assign them each a book to research. On their return, discuss what the students expect from Y2K?
3. With the students look at the questions that Kopit asks in the opening chapter of the novel. Divide the students into pairs and ask the students to write down five questions Kopit poses in the opening scene. After ten minutes, ask the students to swap their work with another pairs and provide solutions to the questions. After fifteen minutes compare the...
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