Day 2

Othello Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    "Translating" Shakespeare

    Kind of Activity:



    To help students understand Shakespearian language and vocabulary.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6


    Have students break into their groups from Part I and give them time to finish their modern-language "translations." Once again, be sure to provide appropriate reference texts and roam around the classroom to help any students who are struggling.

    When they've finished writing, have each group perform their brief scene. The students who are not performing should follow along with the scene in their own texts to compare the original...

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