Does simply ending an injustice result in justice, or does achieving true justice require something more?
DAY 1 - SEED 1
DAY 2–3 - SEED 2
DAY 4–5 - SEED 3
DAY 6–8 - PLAN 1
DAY 9 - SEED 4
DAY 10 - SEED 5
DAY 11 - SEED 6
DAY 12–17 - SEED 7
DAY 18–20 - SEED 8
DAY 21–23 - SEED 9
DAY 24–25 - PLAN 2
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The casket selection scenes from The Merchant of Venice
Scenes involving gold, silver, and lead scrolls from The Merchant of Venice
Synopsis of the play: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/merchant/synopsis.html
"Three Scenes, Three Societies, Three Shylocks": http://www.shakespearemag.com/spring97/dakin.asp*
*The approach to The Merchant of Venice in this unit is based on and adapted from Mary Ellen Dakin's article. Teachers may wish to read this article for ideas they may want to incorporate.
*As always, any website is merely a suggestion. Websites have not been through a review process, so teachers should adhere to any Acceptable Use Policy in place in their local school systems regarding their use.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Consider the need for Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) and/or for captioned/described video when selecting texts, novels, video and/or other media for this unit. See "Sources for Accessible Media" for suggestions. See Maryland Learning Links: http://marylandlearninglinks.org.
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