Day 2

The Tempest Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Then and Now

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will analyze critical flashbacks presented within the story and the ways in which they contribute to the narrative.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5

    Structure:

    The entirety of The Tempest takes place on an isolated island over a period of less than a day. However, we hear a lot about a series of events that happened twelve years previously. We don't see these earlier events--we merely hear the characters talking about what happened at this time--but these events play a large role in the story none-the-less.

    As a class,...

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