Gift of the Magi Lesson Plan 3
Explore the literary concept of theme through the The Gift of the Magi. Starting with a class discussion, the concept of theme is explored through examples from famous stories and movies. Next, the class analyzes the possible themes of The Gift of the Magi independently by writing down their thoughts. Transitioning back to a whole class discussion, situational irony and its affect on the theme of the story is analyzed.