If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to analyze central themes expressed in the text and express their own opinions about those themes.
Students will be able to examine the way a text represents abstract or esoteric ideas and articulate their understanding of those ideas.
Students will be able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding of complexity in translating cross-cultural concepts and language use.
Students will be able to consider the meaning of a text in its cultural and historical context, while considering universality or...