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1 You will need: SSR Book Composition Book SpringBoard Book Please turn off and put away all electronic devices!

2  SSR  Read a book of your choosing for ten minutes.  How many pages did you read?  Multiply the number of pages read by six.  This is your new reading rate.  Multiply the new rate by two in order to set a new goal for this quarter.  Record your new reading rate goal for the 2 nd quarter.

3 Students will be placed in small groups called acting companies that they will be a part of throughout the Othello unit.

4  Complete the following on one sheet of paper.  Create a name for your group.  Copy the following group contract on one sheet of paper: Acting Company Contract The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice By William Shakespeare We, the _________________________________ (name of acting company) pledge to read, analyze, and discuss William Shakespeare’s Othello. Class Period: __________________________ Cast: (List cast members names) Turn your acting company contract into your teacher.

5  Read pages 161 & 163 out loud in your group.  As a group, respond to the Essential Questions on page 164 in SpringBoard.  Discuss as a class.

6  View the Folger Shakespeare Theatre Othello trailer.  KKgGSVI KKgGSVI  What predictions can you make about Othello?

7 3.3 Guess Who’s in Love  In your acting company, discuss the following question: What are the consequences of going outside of a culture’s general expectations when making friends and forming relationships?  Read the song lyrics as you listen and watch Magic's "Rude."Magic's "Rude."  Discuss: Are there still expectations in our culture that influence who we make friends and form relationships with? (Be prepared to explain.)  Respond to the following question: How do the issues presented in the song lyrics fit in with cultural criticism? Interpreting “Rude” using the principles of cultural criticism shows us that …”

8  Watch a short clip from In Search of Shakespeare: The Duty of Poets.  Ch.9 Interracial Marriage


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