Teacher Guide

Pygmalion 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 demonstrate their understandings of important plot points, characters, and themes in Pygmalion in classroom discussions, group projects, and individual writing and creative assignments.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to analyze George Bernard Shaw's intention in altering the Pygmalion myth, such that his play does not end in romance.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to analyze the difference between the original myth, Shaw's adaptation of the myth into a play, and the musical adaptation of Shaw's work.

  4. 4

    Students will analyze the choices...

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