Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 3rd Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/24/2003 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Review "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act I: metaphor: cheek, love.
Read Act II; questions.
Tuesday:
Review Act II; do translation activity.
Read "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act III, Scene 1; what's humorous about the "mechanicals"? what theme arises again in Bottom's talk with Titania, introduced in Helena's speech in Act I, and in Lysander's speech (ironically) in Act II?
Wednesday:
Review Act III, Scene 1.
Three video versions of Act III, Scene 1; what changes from the text are there? which works best?
Rhythm lecture--metrical feet types, line lenghts; rhythm identification exercise (handout).
Thursday:
Read "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act III, Scene 2; questions.
Write poetry using the rhythm and meter indicated (handout).
Friday:
Do Vocabulary in Context worksheet (handout); in addition, use each word in an original sentence.
Begin character analysis worksheet.
Video: "The Taming of the Shrew"
 
 
 
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