Read the second half of Act I.
Common Core Objectives
Work on reading well: learning how to track themes and characters; appreciating the narrative structure and achievement of good writing.
Further introduction to thinking well: using the discussion questions to do more than just read; assessing the oral reading of peers.
Further introduction to speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development, discussion of thought questions, and reading aloud.
Creative skill: using creative forms to express emotions and thoughts that cannot easily be expressed in prose.
Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the...