Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/27/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Hamlet--review 1.1: a system of beliefs--what's revealing; who are the kings, review 3.1 "to be" passage: what might lead someone to such a state, read 1.2 to diplomats' departure; other business: read to Laertes taken care of; insults: read to first soliloquy, list the insults, what might someone "play" such that Hamlet is different, his feelings going beyond "play" (l)

Independent Reading

Hamlet--review lists; view "In Search of Shakespeare": note the important ideas, discuss

Hamlet--Hamlet's first soliloquy: a system of beliefs, Hamlet's state, read 1.2 to the end, list beliefs revealed (l); view the two versions' (Zefirelli and Branaugh) openings

Hamlet--review 1.2 to the end: the beliefs revealed; lots of advice and a command: read 1.3, list the advice and the command; view "In Search of Shakespeare" note the important ideas

Hamlet--review 1.3: how to play Polonius; Hamlet meets the ghost: a system of beliefs--read to the end of the act; see Zefirelli to the end of the act