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War and Leadership in Shakespeare’s Henry V
“Compared to war all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance.” “War is not healthy for children and other living things.” These two views of war, embodied in George Patton’s statement and Lorraine Schneider‘s famous 1966 poster, are at the heart of a two-day examination of war and its effects.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"We Few, We Happy Few": Motivational Speech in Henry V
Class members may "think themselves accurs'd" when they first hear of an assignment that asks them to create a motivational speech. After studying the Saint Crispin's Day speech from Shakespeare's Henry V; however, they will count themselves the "happy few.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
How Well Do You Know Henry V?: Fun Trivia Quiz
This online, interactive quiz asks 25 plot and character-related multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's Henry V. It could be useful as a reference when making your own test, or you could invite your class to take it on their own in order to get immediate feedback on their overall understanding of the play.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
All the Globe’s a Stage: Shakespeare’s Theatre
“All the world’s a stage,” exclaims Jaques in As You Like It, but it is the structure of the Globe stage and how that structure influenced Shakespeare’s plays that is the focus of an on-line research project. Class members visit a series of bookmarked sites and gather information to complete a Globe scavenger hunt.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Book Titles from Shakespeare
Many titles of books borrow from other pieces of literature and are often alluding to something within that work. Help your scholars see the ties between different literary masterpieces, especially Shakespeare's plays. Titles of books are given and the learner chooses which Shakespearean play the title comes from.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
First Lines from Shakespeare
You may know famous quotations from Shakespeare's plays, but do you know how the plays start?All twenty-five questions in this helpful resource consist of the opening lines of a Shakespeare play for which you choose the title. Test your knowledge with this quiz!
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Shakespeare: Henry V - Writing Task
Pairs of pupils choose a person who they consider to be a hero. They research that person, develop a speech, and deliver it to the class in hopes of persuading them that this person really is a hero. A vote is taken after the presentation to see if they were persuasive enough.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Henry IV, Part I: Does Father Know Best?
“Yea, there thou mak’st me sad and mak’st me sin/In envy that my Lord Northumberland/Should be the father to so blest a son--.” Henry IV, Part I, provides the text for a series of exercises that ask class members to examine the relationship between parents and their children in Shakespeare’s play and in their own lives.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Does Art Imitate Life?
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, and graphic organizers that will allow your class to gather and organize textual evidence on this subject, culminating in a written opinion piece.
9th - 12th Language Arts 42 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Women’s Roles in As You Like It
“There is nothing that becommeth a maid better than soberness, silence, shamefastness, and chastity, both of body & mind.” This line, from Thomas Bentley ‘s The Monument of Matrons published in 1582, typifies the way women were viewed during the Elizabethan period.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable