Class Agenda #88 – “Hamlet” – Act 1.2 IV – And Iambic Pentameter Overview

Class Agenda #88- Hamlet Act 1.2 IV

Homework Check- Charles will come around and check. Just show him.

Get Out: Your Notebook, Copy Of Hamlet

Opening Reading- 

                        We pray you, throw to earth

This unprevailing woe and think of us
As of a father; for let the world take note,
You are the most immediate to our throne,
And with no less nobility of love
Than that which dearest father bears his son
Do I impart toward you. For your intent
In going back to school in Wittenberg,
It is most retrograde to our desire,
And we beseech you, bend you to remain
Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye,
Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son.

Journal-

  • Copy these lines into your notebook.
  • Interpret them into your own words.
  • How many syllables are in each line? 

     

    #901- “Little Red Corvette” Prince (4:55  —  1982)

    Review-

  • Standards
  •      

    I Can Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

    Assessment(s)

    Student learning will be assessed via a Quick Write at the end of the lesson. Students answer the following prompt, citing textual evidence to support analysis and inferences drawn from the text.

     

    Assessment What is the impact of Shakespeare’s choice to introduce Hamlet through Claudius’s monologue and then

     

 

  • Part II- Mini-Lesson- 
  • Breaking down Shakespearean Language II.
  • Breaking down the stresses with symbols or highlights

This-

This unprevailing woe and think of us
As of a father; for let the world take note,
You are the most immediate to our throne,
And with no less nobility of love
Than that which dearest father bears his son
Do I impart toward you. For your intent
In going back to school in Wittenberg,
It is most retrograde to our desire,
And we beseech you, bend you to remain
Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye,
Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son. 

Becomes-

This unprevailing woe and think of us
As of a father; for let the world take note,
You are the most immediate to our throne,
And with no less nobility of love
Than that which dearest father bears his son
Do I impart toward you. For your intent
In going back to school in Wittenberg,
It is most retrograde to our desire,
And we beseech you, bend you to remain
Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye,
Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son.

  • Part III Practice-
  • Look at Hamlet’s first Soliloquy – Bottom of Page 13-Top of 14
  • 133-140, 141-145, 146-150, 151-155, 156-160, 161-164

    Spend 8 Minutes in your groups, Counting The Syllables. 

    Hamlet Film- Think about tonight’s Homework as you View- 

    Prompt- 

    What evidence do we have that Hamlet’s appeal to divine forces shapes his character and decisions? Cite two pieces of textual evidence to support your claim.

    Review- Share in your Small Groups

    • Review Discussion Rubric
    • How does Claudius’s monologue set up a conflict between the characters of Hamlet and Claudius?

Homework- 

What evidence do we have that Hamlet’s appeal to divine forces shapes his character and decisions? Cite two pieces of textual evidence to support your claim.

Hint- Niobe

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