Students read Scene 1.
Common Core Objectives
• Introduction to reading dramatic literature: learning how to imagine a play's performance and to appreciate the script as the means to an end, rarely the end in itself.
• Introduction to reading well: learning how to get acquainted with a new work of literature by examining characters, tone, and setting; finding early themes; appreciating the achievement of good writing.
• Introduction to thinking well: using the discussion questions to do more than just read.
• Introduction to speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development and discussion of thought questions.
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