Day 4

Othello Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read all of Act IV.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Act IV, Scene i

Iago and Othello continue to talk about the handkerchief and Desdemona's alleged affair. Iago says he has heard Cassio talk of lying with Desdemona. When he hears this, Othello flies into a rage and then falls...

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