The Tempest Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 128 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Tempest Lesson Plans

Chapter Abstracts

Act 1, Scene 1

* Banished by his brother, Antonio, fifteen years ago from his position as Duke of Milan, Prospero sees his enemies at sea from his magical island and creates a storm.

* Antonio, Sebastian, Alonso, Gonzalo, Ferdinand and Adrian are among the passengers on the ship and are ordered by the Boatswain to go below.

* Antonio yells at the Boatswain for losing control of his sailors, while Gonzalo urges his fellow passengers to go below.

* Eventually, the passengers go below deck as the sailors cry out that the ship is breaking apart.

Act 1, Scene 2, Part 1

* Miranda watches the ship from the island and becomes concerned.

* Prospero tells her the story of how they came to the island: Fifteen years ago his brother Antonio, aided by Sebastian and Alonso, the King of Naples, usurped Prospero's position and banished Prospero and Miranda to the sea.

* Alonso gave Prospero his coveted magic...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 1,350 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Tempest Lesson Plans