Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 3rd Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/24/2003 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Review "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act I: metaphor: cheek, love.
Read Act II; questions.
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?
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).
Read "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act III, Scene 2; questions.
Write poetry using the rhythm and meter indicated (handout).
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"