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 read a dramatic text and use it to develop a sense of how that text might be performed, including the construction of sets.
Students will be able to read a dramatic text for sarcasm, subtext, and attempts to undermine familiar tropes or dramatic elements.
Students will be able to read and comprehend a dramatic text and utilize textual details to allow them to extrapolate from that text in a consistent way.
Students will be able to connect a text to external contexts, including the broader context of the time period...