Teacher Guide

Desire Under the Elms Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to read closely to determine both explicit and implicit meanings of the text.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to identify and analyze significant symbols, motifs, and themes throughout the play.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to critically assess the language and content of the play for discrimination against women.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to analyze the point of view, referring to the significance of third-person point of view in playwriting.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses.

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