Day 2

Merchant of Venice Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Gossip Column

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will summarize the text in their own words

    Common Core Standards:



    Act II is full of gossip. We receive a lot of information from listening to the characters gossip among each other, and even the events we witness directly are very "gossipy" in nature. Clandestine lovers elope, naughty children betray their parents, masquerade balls are planned and cancelled, everyone is speculating about...

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