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 demonstrate their understandings of important plot points, characters, themes, and symbols in Middlemarch in classroom discussions, group projects, and individual writing assignments.
Students will understand the characteristics of Victorian literature and be able to analyze Middlemarch as a Victorian novel.
Students will develop knowledge about George Eliot's life and how her personal experiences affected her writing.
Students will examine the ways in which characters view one another and how they analyze...