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William Shakespeare- Mini Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who was this guy anyway? Introduce William Shakespeare with a video biography that provides a brief overview of the Bard's life and works.
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William Shakespeare: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Welcome to the Globe Theater! Use this PowerPoint presentation to introduce your class to William Shakespeare, his plays, and the theater his plays were performed in. Just basics are provided here, but it provides a nice overview or...
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Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
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Stratford 1: Shakespeare, Glove Maker

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Shakespeare did not go to university, and that may have been the best decision he ever made. A video, part of the Shakespeare English exercises series, describes the famous playwright's early years in Stratford-Upon-Avon, sharing details...
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Straight Outta Stratford-Upon-Avon - Shakespeare's Early Days: Crash Course Theater #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who would've guessed that a boy from the sleepy town Stratford-upon-Avon would grow up to become one of the greatest playwrights of all time? Scholars only know a few details about Shakespeare's early life, but that information is the...
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Much Ado About Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Lesson ideas to introduce pupils to the life, language, and works of William Shakespeare.
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Reading Shakespeare: Analyzing a Theme of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
After finishing Act I, scene 1 from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream class members study the theme of control as it relates to the play, and start an Evidence of Control note-catcher worksheet.
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William Shakespeare Information Worksheet

For Students 8th - 10th
In this William Shakespeare biography worksheet, students complete the answers to facts about Shakespeare's life as they watch A&E Biography: William Shakespeare.
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Stratford 2: The Lost Years

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Before Shakespeare moved to London, he found inspiration in Stratford. Part of a thorough series on Shakespeare, an intriguing video describes the Bard's early years in Stratford when he was newly married and had three young children....
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Twelfth Night

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Whether you choose to include Twelfth Night in your course or whether Shakespeare's comedy has been thrust upon you, be not afraid to incorporate an interactive resource into your study of Shakespeare's tale of loss, love, and identity....
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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New York City: Passionate About Shakespeare

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners explore Shakespeare as part of American culture. In this Shakespearean culture lesson plan, students view video clips about modern theater.  Learners read excerpts from Shakespearean plays and other commentaries.
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A Year in the Work of the Bard

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the life and times of Shakespeare. In this William Shakespeare instructional activity, students research the noted Web sites to discover details about Shakespeare's life and the times he lived in. Students also virtually...
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Shakespeare Goes to the Show

For Teachers 8th Standards
Use this lesson in your Romeo and Juliet unit. Middle and high schoolers compare, contrast, and critique the written version of the play with modern stage and film adaptations through an oral presentation. Several discussion questions...
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Much Ado About Nothing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Love, deception, witty bante—that's much ado about a lot!  As learners navigate the resource, they view an interactive character map and read character biographies from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Pupils also listen to...
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Poet James Whitcomb Riley: Famous in His Own Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An engaging biography of "Hoosier" poet James Whitcomb Riley serves as a springboard for study of his unique dialect-based verse. Several activities illuminate differences between spoken vernacular and formal language. Learners record...
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"It Shall Be Inventoried And Every Particle And Utensil Labeled": Creating a Body Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils, in groups, analyze character development in "Twelfth Night". They design a body collage showcasing their character's traits and create a character journal to map the character's progress throughout the play.
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Much Ado About Something (Lesson 2)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view more video clips of Shakespeare's plays. They answer comprehension questions over the video. They are introduced to the language Shakespeare used as well.
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Shakespear Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the internet to study basic biographical facts about Shakespeare in the form of an internet scavenger hunt. This activity is a great introduction to a Shakespearean unit of study.
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Does Art Imitate Life?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Write what you know, sound advice for any writer and something many famous authors are known to have done. Use these materials to explore how Shakespeare's life influenced his plays. This resource is packed with readings, video segments,...
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The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol": Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What could be better than a play within a play? A study guide for "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of 'A Christmas Carol'" has theater-goers share their thoughts on the comedic...
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Friends, Allies, and Partners

For Teachers 5th
How are England and the United States similar? How are they different? Read Go Places with TFK and compare the two world powers. This plan provides extension activities related to geography, social studies, science, and art.