If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Through study of examples and creative activities, students will learn how different representations and productions of a play affect its meaning and impact on an audience.
Students will improve their ability to develop and support an argument about a text using direct textual evidence, both in speech and in writing.
Through activities, classroom discussions, and assignments, students will learn to better analyze both characters and themes in texts.
Students will gain familiarity with new vocabulary, and they will practice their skills in...