Race, Gender and Culture in I[Othello]
Kind of Activity:
To provide historical and cultural context for the play.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7
In this activity, students will rotate among several stations (4-5 or more, depending on the time available), each of which will be set up with a document, video clip, interactive website, or other tool for learning about the culture and history of Elizabethan England, focusing particularly on issues of gender and race. At each station, provide worksheets with tools for analyzing the material presented. These can include thought questions, graphic...
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