The Tempest: Study Guide

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Magic, disguise, and spirits in the shape of hunting dogs. Not a description of a fantasy novel, but rather of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Learners read a plot summary, play Shakespeare Taboo, and practice paraphrasing and writing a review. The study guide also includes discussion questions. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils create posters demonstrating proper theater etiquette
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes learners have either read the play or seen the performance, specifically at the Lowndes Shakespeare Theater
  • The resources are adaptable
  • Some activities require printing
Pros
  • Neatly organized with colorful pictures—perfect as handouts 
  • Includes background information about Shakespeare, Elizabethan England, and theater, as well as a list of themes
Cons
  • None