Class Agenda #122 – “Hamlet” – Act 5.1

Class Agenda #122- Hamlet – Act 5.1 

Homework- Charles will Check Your HW- Summarizing Scenes

Opener- Song- “Family Business” Kanye West (2004, 4:41)

Opener- 15 Minutes

  • Take Out Your Copy of Hamlet and Turn to Act 5.1 (Page 114)
  • In this scene, Hamlet and Horatio are watching gravediggers work. The wonder who’s grave is being dug. In comes Claudius, Lartes, Gertrude and a funeral, to lay Ophelia to rest. Hamlet realizes what’s happening and confronts the percession.
  • Begin Reading Independently
  • Text Code-
    • Highlight passages that relate to one of our Central Themes of mortality, revenge, madness, and action vs. inaction.

Whole Class- Focusing on a few sections- Here is the visual-

  • 15 Minutes of Film
    • As we watch, read along to have a better understanding of the text.
    • Continue to text code sections for our central ideas.
  • Focus on Lines 254-289
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    Partner work- In pairs review your notes and annotations to generate a list of at least three central ideas that Shakespeare has introduced and developed in Hamlet that are further developed in this scene.

    Answer  on your Mourners Chart-

     

  • SLT- I Can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.

    Finish For Homework-

     

  • Standards
  • 1) I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors).

    2) I can Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)

    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)

    I can initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

    I can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

    Hamlet full text-

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