Staging That Scene
Kind of Activity:
Students will strategize to present a challenging scene on stage
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.6
The final scene of King Lear's third act is among the most shocking and gruesome in Shakespeare. As horrific as it is to read about Gloucester, as his eyes are being ripped from their sockets, this isn't a work that was meant to be read. Remind students...
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