Day 1

The Importance of Being Earnest Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the first half of Act One, pausing at Lady Bracknell and Gwendolen's arrival.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.7
    Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5.a
    Interpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the text.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5.b
    Analyze nuances in the meaning of...

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