If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
To examine the motivations and behaviors of the characters, and to look at them from an ethical standpoint.
To identify the themes of the play within their historical context.
To learn about the moral questions posed by Priestley and apply these to contemporary day-to-day life.
To identify themes of class conflict and how they affect the behavior and beliefs of the characters.