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Unlocking the Underlying Symbolism and Themes of a Dramatic Work
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After reading The Tempest or any other play by William Shakespeare, students work in small groups to plan, compose, and perform a choral reading based on a character or theme.
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students analyzing a play can map out the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution for a variety purposes. This interactive is aimed at secondary students.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 20
Students do a journal entry about barriers that have been brokensuch as age, race, and genderthat might impede them in the future, and how they can break through those barriers.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 24
Students are introduced to the characteristics of drama, read a chapter from a novel the class has read, and create a script from the chapter that they will present to the class.