Reflection: Grappling with Complexity "The Lady of Shalott" Day Three - Section 2: Small-Group Discussion Debriefing

 

I think the activity was effective because students had to analyze and synthesize their interpretations and the literary techniques used by Tennyson to convey them.  However, I am not sure if I did enough.  Should I have had students write a literary analysis essay as a follow-up? We have engaged in literary analysis all year, but has it been enough?

 

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"The Lady of Shalott" Day Three

Unit 9: The Victorians
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT analyze and articulate the connection between theme and technique in "The Lady of Shalott" through writing and collaborative discussion.

Big Idea: "Every theory is a self-fulfilling prophecy that orders experience into the framework it provides." Ruth Hubbard

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English / Language Arts, British literature, Literature, Complex Tasks, Common Core Alignment, Victorian Era, The Lady of Shalot
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