Day 5

Antony and Cleopatra Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Shakespeare in Adaptation

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will watch a staged production of "Antony and Cleopatra" and compare to the text.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7

    Structure:

    As a class, watch the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Antony and Cleopatra, available to stream here: https://www.digitaltheatre.com/consumer/production/antony-and-cleopatra

    Encourage students to look for differences from the text (or from their interpretation of the text), things they think were executed well, and things they would have done differently if they were the director. Then, discuss the...

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