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Grade Level:
English IV CP/H
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Goal Summary:
1. see how one man's deceitful revenge results in four deaths in the tragedy.
2. demonstrate their understanding of the text on four levels: factual, interpretive, critical and personal.
3. analyze characters to better understand motivation for action.
4. study the theme of revenge and the conflicts of man versus man and man versus himself.
5. learn that prejudice, jealousy and revenge are a part of any historical era, not just modern times.
6. be exposed to background information about Shakespeare, Elizabethan drama, and Othello.
7. examine Shakespeare's use of language.
8. be given the opportunity to practice reading aloud and silently to improve their skills in each area.
9. answer questions to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the main events and characters in Othello as they relate to the author's theme development.
10. enrich their vocabularies and improve their understanding of the play through the vocabulary lessons prepared for use in conjunction with the play.
11. The writing assignments in this unit are geared to several purposes:
a. demonstrate their abilities to inform, to persuade, or to express their own personal ideas
b. check the students' reading comprehension
c. make students think about the ideas presented by the play
d. encourage logical thinking
e. provide an opportunity to practice good grammar and improve students' use of the
English language.
12. read aloud, report, and participate in large and small group discussions to improve their public speaking and personal interaction skills.
Standards Met:
IDs Only
Essential Questions:
1. How do external forces shape an individual?
2. How does an individual shape society?