In this lesson, students begin their study of Hamlet by reading and viewing Act 1.1. Students explore Shakespeare’s language, initial plot points, and the setting of the play. Working in pairs and small groups, students begin to analyze the language, meaning, and implications of the first scene.
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Bilingual Language Progressions
These resources, developed by the New York State Education Department, provide standard-level scaffolding suggestions for English Language Learners (ELLs) to help them meet grade-level demands. Each resource contains scaffolds at multiple levels of language acquisition and describes the linguistic demands of the standards to help ELA teachers as well as ESL/bilingual teachers scaffold content for their English learning students.
From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 1.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-11-ela-module-1-unit-2-lesson-1; accessed 2015-05-29.
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