Lesson Plans
World Literature 4th Q 01.02 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/29/2002 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Intro to the Middle Ages--politics, economics, religion, culture.
Pliny--The Eruption of Vesuvius; Tacitus--The Burning of Rome; do selection tests.
Ovid--The Metamorphoses (Pyramus and Thisbe); see the video of A Midsummer Night's Dream; do selection test.
Intro to the Renaissance--politics, religion, economics, culture/art.
Dante intro; read The Inferno Canto 1, do selection test.
Dante--The Inferno, discuss symbolic retribution and anaphora; read Canto III, V, XXXIV, do selection test on XXXIV and the handout on personification, include three examples of personification on the back.
Review Dante--The Inferno Canto XXXIV selection test and personification handout.
Intro to Chaucer; the structure of the Canterbury Tales; read the General Prologue, the Miller's Prologue, the Miller's Tale.
The Canterbury Tales--discuss the General Prologue, the Miller's Prologue, the Miller's Tale; read the Reeve's Prologue, the Reeve's Tale, the Cook's Prologue, the Cook's Tale; read essay on the Cook's Tale (see resources page).