Teacher Guide

Heart of Darkness Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Speaking well

    Students will develop the ability to express their opinions and ideas about a literary text and complex issues related to the work, through presentations, role plays, and group work.

  2. 2

    Reading well

    Students will develop their ability to perform close readings on thematically rich works of literature, while assimilating critiques from different aspects of literary theory.

  3. 3

    Writing well

    Students will develop their writing skills, particularly their ability to explore ideas through creative writing and to develop arguments and present...

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