Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 4th Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/12/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No school--workshops

Intro to class--objectives, rules, activities, grading, content

Hamlet--the opening scene: in media res, the conflicts, the language of war in figurative language, a "strange eruption to our state" and its character, a precedent in Rome, a belief system; read to the ghost re-entry

Elizabethan life--break down society, select three areas

Band/Choir contests--Independent Reading; Shakespeare webquest

Elizabethan life--read the essay at http://elizabethan.org/compendium/2.html, list the topic for each paragraph, what's the occupation of the writer? summarize the highlights of each selected area: http://elizabethan.org/compendium/index.html

Hamlet--finish 1.1; a belief system; the "to be" soliloquy: read around, divide into parts/teams, on which team does each belong

Hamlet--presentation design: the tools available; the pile of Hamlet's troubles: read 1.2 to all exit except Hamlet

Much Ado About Nothing--video