On Revenge 1625

Report
Get Ready
• Grab
– Francis Bacon handout & write your heading
– 2 different colored highlighters
• Take out a sheet of paper
• Get a pencil ready
On Revenge
1625
By Sir Francis Bacon
Before we read…
Think about our learning goal…
I can draw evidence from literary and informational
texts to support analysis (as related to writing an
analysis of Hamlet)
Warm-Up (Part 1)
Is it appropriate for individuals
to seek revenge when one is
wronged?
Warm-Up (Part 2)
Write down 1-2 examples of “revenge” for the following:
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Movies
Books
Plays
TV
Current events
History
Other???
Let’s Annotate
Write the prompt at top of paper
Is it appropriate for
individuals, such as those
found in Shakespeare’s Hamlet,
to seek revenge when
one is wronged? Write an
argument to support your claim;
use valid reasoning and
relevant, sufficient evidence
from the sources listed below to
support your claim.
Step 1:
Class Read
 Number each
paragraph
 Read through
together
 Highlight
unknown vocab
words Key words
Step 2:
Whole Class  Independent
 Define vocab (Tier 3 Words)
LOOK IT UP!!
 Summarize each paragraph in margin
 Highlight quotes related to prompt
Possible quotes
 ?: (ask questions as you reflect on the prompt)
 What is Bacon’s opinion about revenge? What is the
main idea?
Step 3
Groups of 2-4
 TT: (text to text)
 TW: (text to world)
 TS: (text to self)
 M: (metaphors)
 S: (similes)
 A: (allusions)
 *: (main idea)
TT / TW / TS
Your group must find examples and then explain
Text to Text – 2 examples
Text to World – 2 examples
Text to Self – 2 examples
Metaphors & Similes
Annotate the metaphors & similes that you find
M : revenge is a kind of wild justice
S : crafty cowards are like the arrow that flieth in the dark
Allusions
Write brief explanations of why/how Bacon
uses individuals as examples for his essay
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Salomon
Cosmus/ Duke of Florence
Caesar
Pertinax
Henry the 3rd of France
• Annotate the main ideas
* to denote a main idea
Follow with a : and an explanation
• Use an
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Remember to annotate
with the prompt in mind…
 ? (questions)
 TT: (text to text)
 TW: (text to world)
 TS: (text to self)
 M: (metaphors)
 S: (similes)
 A: (allusions)
 *: (main ideas)

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