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Lesson 18: Analyzing the Development of Themes in a Text

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About this lesson:

Students read and analyze the development of emerging themes in chapter six of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain.

Additional Notes:

  • Consider linking the audio on a class website for students to access outside of the classroom.

  • Before class, post the following around the room (on chart paper or a markerboard):

    • Social inequity by birth

    • The power of technology

    • The mistrust of religious institutions

    • Education v. inherent human nature