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Common Core: ELA
CCLS - ELA: RL.9-10.7
- Reading Literature
- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- State Standard:
- Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).
- Students review how both Kurosawa’s hero and Rupert Goold’s Macbeth interact with supernatural powers, exploring the significance of how directorial choices emphasize different elements of a drama.
- Students view and analyze Throne of Blood, Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 film adaptation of Macbeth, in order to compare Kurosawa’s presentation of the opening scenes (the first 20:09 minutes of the film) to...
- In this lesson students prepare to consider treatments of Macbeth in the visual arts through a variety of activities.
- Students develop these close reading skills as they examine Shakespeare’s Macbeth. They also continue to develop their oral presentation and argument writing skills through a series of activities...
- In this module, students read, discuss, and analyze nonfiction and dramatic texts, focusing on how the authors convey and develop central ideas concerning imbalance, disorder, tragedy, mortality, and...
- This lesson is a close reading of Act 3.2.1–31, Juliet’s speech while she waits for Romeo, before she has found out that Romeo killed her cousin Tybalt. The lesson will ask students to draw a...
- In this unit, students continue to develop habits and skills related to close reading, annotation, using evidence, building vocabulary, and participating in structured discussion, and they do so with...
- In this module, students will read, discuss, and analyze contemporary and classic texts, focusing on how complex characters develop through interactions with one another and how authors structure...
- Working with Evidence and Making Claims: How Do Authors Structure Texts and Develop Ideas? In this module, students engage with literature and nonfiction texts that develop central ideas of guilt,...