Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 4th Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/16/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Hamlet--review Greenblatt excerpt, questions; final quiz

Macbeth--divide parts for first scene, read first scene

Independent Reading

Macbeth--perform first scene; the characters, the context: James I's ascension to England's king, his interest in witches and witchcraft; the themes: prophesy, self-fulfilling prophesy; read 1.1-1.3 to Ross entry, questions: Duncan gets two accounts of the battle; summarize the two. How "dismayed" was Macbeth when the Norwegians began a new attack? How's the witch get back at the sailor's wife? What do the witches promise Macbeth? Banquo? List three paradox from the reading. What qualities do the witches have?; video

Macbeth--Macbeth's payoff fulfills and builds a paradox, others notice Mac's reaction, the pullback; read 1.3 from Ross's entry; read 1.4-1.7, video, questions


Independent Reading

Macbeth--finish act 1, questions


Video--Much Ado About Nothing

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