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33 resources with the keyterm othello

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MTV and Othello

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading Acts III and IV of Othello, give your class a fun, interactive, music-related activity. Begin by asking students about songs they have heard in movies or plays. Let them look up the lyrics online and ruminate about the...
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Race and Crime in the United States: Are We Victims of Discrimination or Antiheroes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using methods adopted by Public Policy Analysts (PPA) class groups define a social problem, gather evidence to document the existence of the problem, identify causes, evaluate existing policies designed to deal with the problem, develop...
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That's Moor Like It!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do modern adaptations of Shakespearean plays relate to their original source material? Middle and high schoolers focus on Shakespeare's play Othello and its screen adaptation "O" to explore how modern film adaptations of Shakespeare...
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Shakespeare's Othello and the Power of Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze Iago's rhetoric in specific monologues and dialogues with other characters, examine what Iago says and how he says it, define some basic rhetorical terms, and discover the sometimes dangerous power of language.
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Rewriting Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your learners play around with Shakespeare's language. In this plan, small groups examine and rearrange soliloquies from Othello, noting how the language changes and morphs. All groups have a chance to change each soliloquy, making...
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Othello Quotes

For Students 11th - 12th
Studying quotations is a great way to explore the text on a deeper level. Use this document to have students identify the speaker of certain quotes and then extend the activity by having them write a paragraph detailing why a quotation...
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Othello and Desdemona

For Students 10th - 12th
Every question in this quiz focuses on the character of Desdemona from Shakespeare's Othello. Focusing on plot and reading comprehension, the questions are pretty straightforward. Unfortunately for Desdemona, her innocence was not.
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Othello Quiz

For Students 10th - 12th
Focusing on the words uttered in Shakespeare's Othello, select the speaker from several options. All but one question give parts of lines and either ask the reader to identify the speaker or complete the quote.
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My Name is Iago

For Students 9th - 12th
Generally, Fun Trivia online quizzes are too low-quality to assign to your class; however, this one includes 15 reading comprehension questions on Iago that may help you determine the extent to which your class understands the plot and...
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Uncovering Personalities in Othello

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore a unique way to view the personalities of the characters in William Shakespeare's play "Othello." They facilitate online research "deconstructing" poetry and performing scenes from the play with costumes and props.
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ESSAYS ABOUT IAGO'S METAPHORS

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the first two scenes of Act I and do a metaphor interpretation exercise. They write an essay on the following question: Through Iago's metaphors, what is he trying to do to Brabantio? To answer this question they ...
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SHAKESPEARE IN TODAY'S WORLD

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, after an introduction to Shakespeare's "Othello," compare/contrast the themes in the play to today's society. In addition, they write their own script for the play of "Othello" based on predictions of what they think will...
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In Search of Shakespeare . Images of Othello: A Shakespearean WebQuest | PBS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students look closely at the text of "Othello." They use an online dictionary, and use various search engines. Students use an online Shakespeare concordance and make intelligent decisions about character. They write an intelligent...
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The Trial of Iago: "To you...remains the censure of this hellish villain"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze text and utilize outside resources to determine Iago's fate, which is not addressed by Shakespeare in Othello; students present their findings in an organized trial scenario.
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Shakespeare's Othello and the Power of Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the basis of Iago's persuasive power by analyzing his astonishing command of rhetoric and figurative language. The diverse set of activities below include short group performances, writing exercises and the guided use of...
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Othello Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's Othello. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Shakespeare's Othello and the Power of Language

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the basis of Iago's persuasive power by analyzing Shakespeare's use of rhetoric and figurative language. In this Othello lesson, students analyze Iago's rhetoric in monologues and dialogues with other characters....
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Othello

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners find evidence to support reasons why Othello's insecurity makes him weak. In this Othello analysis instructional activity, students find evidence to support Othello as a strong person at the beginning of the play. Learners use...
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Othello Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Othello activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 19 short answer, word puzzle, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Shakespeare's Othello.
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"O Beware, Sir, of Jealousy:" Passion and Jealousy in Othello and the Sonnets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the difference between Othello's jealousy and his passion. They create tableaux or living pictures to examine the difference between the two as presented in four of Shakespeare's sonnets. They discuss their findings in...
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Words, words, words

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners discuss words that represent the big ideas in Othello and that recur throughout the play. They are assigned words to track throughout the text, recording which character says the word and in what context.
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Othello

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Othello by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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Investigating Othello: Peeling Away Layers of Meaning

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars analyze piece of literature by looking at it from one perspective and then by re-evaluating what they have discovered when other layers of meaning are added.
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"Thou hast set me on the rack": A Dramatic Reading of Iago's Most Poisonous Lines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students select and analyze quotations from Othello, and do a dramatic reading to illustrate the power of Iago's most poisonous words.