Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Student Led Reading: Othello Act II (Day 2 of 2) - Section 3: Act 2, scene 1 and 2 Whole Class Debrief


So, I don't know if this is true for you, but it is definitely true for me--I am terrible at letting students grapple with the complexity of Shakespeare and let them struggle to figure out what it means. Here are some thoughts on finding the balance of being a know-it-all teacher and a Shakespeare mentor/guide.


  Grappling with Complexity: Tempering My Expectations
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Student Led Reading: Othello Act II (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 5: Literary: Study of Character Development in Shakespeare's Othello
Lesson 10 of 12

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their ability to propel conversations forward using textual evidence and thoughtful questions by participating in small group, oral reading time.

Big Idea: Helping students with their analysis and thinking by asking"are you sure?" and other questioning techniques for understanding a text.

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