Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 1st Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/08/2008 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Spell/Vocab: use the words in story blanks; use the words in a story

Shakespeare bio--"In Search of Shakespeare" to

Hamlet--read act 1, scene 3; what's Laertes and Ophelia talk about? What's Ophelia mean when she says, "Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, | Show me the steep and tghorny way to heaven; | Whiles, like a puff'd and reckless libertine, | Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads. . . ."; list the bits of advice Polonius gives to Laertes; what's the topic of Polonius's speech to Ophelia?
Hamlet--review questions, act 1, scene 3; plot list; read act 1, scene 4: a definition of tragedy; what does the passage suggest about their society's religious beliefs

Spell/vocab--type stories

Hamlet--review act 1, scene 4; read act 1, scene 5: how should Hamlet react? How do you think he'll react?

Shakespeare bio--"In Search of Shakespeare" to

Hamlet interpretation--select a complete passage from act 1: do a comic strip (Comic Life) that depicts scene, caption accurately

Hamlet interpretation--presentation

Hamlet--advancing the plots: read act 2, scene 1

Shakespeare bio--"In Search of Shakespeare" to