Day 4

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Fractured Shakespeare #4

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    Students will be able to understand the process behind Stoppard's free adaptation

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.6

    Structure:

    Divide the students into the same groups as before. They will each present the scene they have written to the class, playing the characters themselves, in the style of a staged reading. After all the scenes have been presented, initiate a brief discussion of the projects, first letting the writer-adapters answer the questions, and then opening those questions to the audience. You might guide the discussion with the following prompts:

    What was one new thing you learned...

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