This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Act 1, Scene 1 The Merchant of Venice, like most works by Shakespeare, involves a number of intertwining story lines, characters and plot twists. Following these literary devices can be difficult when coupled with the challenging language and the Italian names. The objective of this lesson will be to create a plot map of sorts so that following the rest of the play will be more easy and enjoyable...
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