Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 2nd Q 04.05 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/08/2004 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
"Hamlet"--the political situation between Denmark and Norway; summarize the results of the conflict; a similar situation in Rome: read around 1.1.110 to end of scene; read 1.2 to 128, questions.
"Hamlet"--review 1.2 to 128; "physicalize" Hamlet's first soliloquy; read by parts 1.2.159 to end of scene; read 1.3 to end of scene, questions.
"Hamlet"--see contrasting (Branaugh/Zeffirelli) video interpretations of 1.3, identify differences; play 1.4: read by parts, discuss, block, rehearse, play; 1.5, questions.
"Hamlet"--Polonius's plan: read around 2.1, translate plan; the king and queen's plan and more plans: read 2.2 to 169, questions.
Shakespeare biography--read An Intro to Shakespeare, questions.
"Hamlet"--read around 2.2.170 to 2.2.229; video of Hamlet's encounter with Polonius.