Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus: Study Guide

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Contrary to popular belief, the monster's name was most likely Adam, not Frankenstein. A study guide for Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus introduces theater-goers to a dramatic version of the classic Gothic romance. Learners discuss common themes in the play, such as what it means to be a parent, and create their own plays featuring a monster.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Choose one of the letters and conduct a close read, highlighting aspects that show the text is a Gothic romance
  • Use the discussion topics as essay prompts after reading the novel or watching the play
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson plan aligns to Florida language arts standards
  • Shares information on the plot and characters in the novel
  • Provides plenty of background and history to help readers understand the context of the drama
  • Lacks examples of expected student outcomes