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Day 1: "The Importance of Being Earnest", Act One

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/11-12/6
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/11-12/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/11-12/4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/11-12/6
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Today's focus question revolves around the pun of the word "Earnest" in the title, and the duplicity of the characters. Students should find evidence that demonstrates that Jack Worthing is not earnest. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the text that they can mark up and the Day One Notes sheet.