Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 1st Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/07/2009 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
No school: Labor Day
Tuesday:
Welcome to class; introduction: read the class description--underline important part, list one question

Notes due Friday

"Macbeth"--intro reading activity: Lady Macbeth anticipates the return of Macbeth

In notebook, summarize the activities; due at the end of Friday

Select Independent Reading
Wednesday:
Reading strategies--list

The President's speech to students--what do we know about it? what can we anticipate? why shouldn't we view it? the role of school, the teacher, and academic freedom; the President's address; did what we anticipate come to pass? passages that struck you as better/more important; your educational goals: list three (for the class, for the future); select one and develop as a paragraph; type


Thursday:
Independent Reading

"Macbeth"--predestination: our beliefs; do we always have choices? never? what do we know about witches (free association)? Witches slide show--what are the options for presenting? see video of opening; read act 1, scene 1: what do we anticipate?

Influences on an artist--list; select a cultural influence, find its impact on Shakespeare; what's the state of the cultural phenomenon during the 1580s-1620s? how does Shakespeare "swim through" the cultural phenomenon?

Meet Friday in the tech campus lab

Friday:
Influences on an artist--list; select a cultural influence, find its impact on Shakespeare; what's the state of the cultural phenomenon during the 1580s-1620s? how does Shakespeare "swim through" the cultural phenomenon? develop a "theory of influence" based on research; due Monday next an understanding of the cultural phenomenon at the time

Influences on an artist--list questions for research

Notes due at end of period
 
 
 
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