Appendix B: lesson plans

Sample 1

Course:  ENGL (Number) – Spenser and the Age of Elizabeth

Professor:  (Name)

Speakers:  (Name), Head of Special Collections and Archives (Name), English Literature Librarian

Time:  45–50 minutes (25 minutes on Archives, 25 minutes on Library Resources)

Location:  Optional (Special Collections reading room, e-classroom, regular classroom)

Archives Lesson Plan


1. Introduce students to the holdings and nature of Special Collections and Archives in general.

2. Present Special Collections and Archives as a unique and beneficial academic resource.

3. Display online finding aids to show students what is out there waiting to be used.

4. Discuss the book culture in the Age of Elizabeth with Sir Walter ...

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