On alternating weeks, we will read, narrate, and discuss passages from Plutarch’s Lives and Shakespeare’s plays. In 2020-21, students will read and study Plutarch’s lives of Julius Caesar and of Brutus as well as Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors and Julius Caesar. Students will have opportunity to dramatically read selected passages, to reenact key scenes, and to prepare and recite optional memory work.
Instructor Corrie McCloy is passionate about the connections between big ideas and everyday life. She believes that the best literature and art belongs in the hands of every child and that every child has the capacity to understand, appreciate, and even love it.
$38 supplies fee covers the cost of BHSC-purchased student books including two Folger Shakespeare Library plays, a copy of the year’s edition of Plutarch’s Lives, and a student composition notebook as well as other teaching/classroom resources.
Families supply a three-ring binder with lined paper, pencils, colored pencils, and erasers in a pencil pouch.