Use vocabulary study and questions that prompt close reading to examine excerpts from Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Man".
The download for this lesson includes:
- Vocabulary list
- Complete text of the excerpts from “An Essay on Man”
- 17 close reading interpretive questions
- 3 reflection / essay questions
- 2 versions of questions: one with space for student responses and one that is compressed into two pages for paper conservation or discussion
- Teacher notes for possible responses