Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 3rd Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/22/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Hamlet essay--drafting

A Midsummer Night's Dream--read around 1.2: who are the characters, what are they doing, what's unusual about them; poetry vs. prose;

read 1 to line 129, list the characters; what character wants what (each wants something), what arguments does Lysander offer on his behalf (in your own words), on line 124 Theseus notices Hippolyta and says, "What cheer, my love?" Why? Why might her reaction to the doings be reasonable?

Mixed Blood--2:00

Hamlet essay--drafting

A Midsummer Night's Dream--review what the characters want, what groups have we met

A Midsummer Night's Dream--read around 1.1 to the end of the scene: Helena's definition of love; tools of the poet: figurative language: find examples of each (simile, metaphor, personification); the epic simile; what stands in the way of "true love"; Lysander and Hermia's plan; Helena's plan

Poetry: rhyme scheme, rhythm, scansion: accented/unaccented; patterns (feet): iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl, spondee, pyrrhic; one foot (manometer), two feet (dimeter), three feet (trimeter), four feet (tetrameter), five feet (pentameter), six feet (hexameter);

assonance (repetition of vowel sounds, usually inside words); alliteration (repetition of first sound, usually a consonant sound); consonance (repetition of consonant sounds (usually inside words); exercises

A Midsummer Night's Dream--read around 2.1 to 194, questions

Poetry--review exercises

A Midsummer Night's Dream--review questions; read around through 2

Poetry--exercises: on figurative language, scansion, rhythm, rhyme scheme