Day 1

A Streetcar Named Desire Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students read Scene 1.

Common Core Objectives

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    • Introduction to reading dramatic literature: learning how to imagine a play's performance and to appreciate the script as the means to an end, rarely the end in itself.

    • Introduction to reading well: learning how to get acquainted with a new work of literature by examining characters, tone, and setting; finding early themes; appreciating the achievement of good writing.

    • Introduction to thinking well: using the discussion questions to do more than just read.

    • Introduction to speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development and discussion of thought questions.

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