Othello

Emilia mocks Bianca, who is in a relationship with Cassio, who attacks Montano. Using the resource, learners explore profiles of the characters from Shakespeare's Othello. They also read a scene-by-scene synopsis and follow a weekly blog detailing the play.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students write a first-person profile for a selected character
  • Ask small groups to design posters for the play
Classroom Considerations

  • Select the Teacher Mode button at the bottom of the page to access additional resources
  • Requires headphones for listening to actor interviews
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • Includes supplemental language and performance activities for classroom use
  • Allows individuals to search scenes for examples of literary devices such as personification and alliteration
Cons

  • None