Day 1

Desire Under the Elms Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read Act I, Scenes 1-4.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2

    Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1

    Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning...

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