The Tempest: Concept Analysis

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Use a handy concept analysis guide as you begin your unit on William Shakespeare's The Tempest. With character descriptions, literary themes, and anticipated affective issues, the guide can help those new to using The Tempest craft a strong and well-considered unit.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Discuss the topics and themes with your class before starting the play, and have them find examples fromthen ask individuals to write a short narrative about a life experience that connects to the theme
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource is most helpful as a guide for your curriculum, or as a reference for readers
  • Many of the issues or topics have detailed explanations
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Pros
  • Explores the themes with textual evidence
  • Considers the implications for readers with various background and background knowledge
  • Provides assignment and project ideas at the bottom of the last page
Cons
  • None
Common Core