Othello Unit PlanStephanie Shelhammer
Analyze the learnerAges range from 17-19 years old14 females, 11 malesGrade 121 African-American, 1 Indian, 1 Jewish, ...
Main ObjectiveThe students will be able to demonstrate close reading, as well as critical thinking skills from reading th...
Day 1      Intro to the play Students will watch a trailer to the movie Othello.  (youtube) Students will then complete ...
Day 2    Acts I & II.PodcastDiscussion – theme: RevengeWriting assignment
Day 3    Acts III. & IV.PowerpointDiscussion – theme: ManipulationWriting assignment
Day 4   Act V.PowerpointDiscussion
Day 5    Close Reading activityStudents will be placed in to four groups. Each group will represent a character through t...
Use of Technology Youtube Podcast Twitter.com PowerPoint Polleverywhere.com
Work Cited http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAYuASqrs94 (Day 1)
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  1. 1. Othello Unit PlanStephanie Shelhammer
  2. 2. Analyze the learnerAges range from 17-19 years old14 females, 11 malesGrade 121 African-American, 1 Indian, 1 Jewish, 1 with ADD
  3. 3. Main ObjectiveThe students will be able to demonstrate close reading, as well as critical thinking skills from reading the play Othello. As well as participating in in-class discussions, short writing assignments, observing videos, and a final group project by the end of the week with 97% competency in the Shakespearean play.
  4. 4. Day 1 Intro to the play Students will watch a trailer to the movie Othello. (youtube) Students will then complete a short free-write prompt on revenge.
  5. 5. Day 2 Acts I & II.PodcastDiscussion – theme: RevengeWriting assignment
  6. 6. Day 3 Acts III. & IV.PowerpointDiscussion – theme: ManipulationWriting assignment
  7. 7. Day 4 Act V.PowerpointDiscussion
  8. 8. Day 5 Close Reading activityStudents will be placed in to four groups. Each group will represent a character through twitter creating an account for them. The groups will then paraphrase the text and tweet the dialogue to the other groups.
  9. 9. Use of Technology Youtube Podcast Twitter.com PowerPoint Polleverywhere.com
  10. 10. Work Cited http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAYuASqrs94 (Day 1)

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