Day 3

Antony and Cleopatra Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read the entirety of Act III.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6

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 Three, Scene One (A plain in Syria)

Antony’s forces, led by Ventidius, have defeated the Parthians and killed their king’s son. One of Ventidius’ soldiers, Silius, encourages him to pursue the Parthians and conquer their city....

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