Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/27/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Seniors on field trip

Hamlet--review: summarize the plot, what to expect in the coming acts--the revenge plan, the Ophelia breakup, the conflict between Norway and Denmark

Tuesday:
Hamlet--the two Poloniuses: videos of Polonius's advice; read at 2.1-2 to 309: the conflict with Norway, Polonius's plan for Reynaldo, Hamlet's "antic disposition", Hamlet's friends, questions

Wednesday:
Hamlet--review questions, how to play Polonius's lines to King/Queen, the play within the play (Heston's performance: skip the reading), Hamlet's second soliloquy; consider scenes for presentation; parallel scenes; read to the end of Act 2

Thursday:
Hamlet--act 3 through 3rd soliloquy; the King's admission and the painting motif; divide the soliloquy into two voices (and a narrative voice?); read 3 through scene 2, questions

Friday:
Hamlet--review questions, the painting motif repeated, the context of Hamlet's 3.2 (early) lines: the London theater; playing Hamlet like a musical instrument; read 3.3

Shakespeare--biography video

 
 
 
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