Teacher Guide

The Age of Innocence Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

As a novel that hinges on social interactions between members of a specific, bygone era and culture, some historical information on Gilded Age New York may be necessary for student comprehension.

The thought questions in this lesson plan provide material and ideas that students can use to write short original essays and to develop their powers of analysis.

The questions provided for the final paper are most suitable for student essays. For the sake of improving their written expression, teachers should encourage students to write on topics that have been discussed in class, this time in the more formal writing style expected in a literary essay. At the same time, students should not be...

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