The Tempest Curriculum Unit
Students analyze the plot, characters, themes, and language. They paraphrase lines from the play and role play scenes. Students research and write as they examine the nature of comedy and tragedy.
The supplementary materials include writing assignments, additional projects, sample literary analysis, a character quiz and an objective test with answer keys. This unit includes 12 Lesson Plans / 24 Handouts / 84 Pages, aligned to Common Core standards, grades 9-12, high school.
- Critical thinking
- Social and cross-cultural skills
- Leadership and responsibility
Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest, is a tragicomedy set on an uncharted island in the Mediterranean, early in the sixteenth century. The dominant themes are sin, atonement, forgiveness, and reconciliation. The story inter-mingles magic with political intrigue and romance.
Check out the Additional Info Section for the Common Core English Language Arts Standards.