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Signet Classics Teacher's Guides: Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
To download or not to download is often the question for teacher’s guides, especially for instructors who are old hands at using the bard’s plays in their classrooms. These guides are the stuff teachers dream about, full of background...
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The Merchant of Venice: Anticipation Guide

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Is justice blind? Is love blind? Before beginning The Merchant of Venice, readers decide whether they agree or disagree with statements that encapsulate key elements of the tragic comedy. The class then predicts whether Shakespeare will...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's a wise teacher who knows their pupils well enough to tackle using The Merchant of Venice as a whole-class reading. This 40-page teaching guide may not glitter but is filled with nuggets that will prove invaluable to those new to...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: The Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mercy! It's a wise teacher that knows their own students and what they need to appreciate Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. A 28-page tool kit ensures that every scholar will play a part. The kit is divided into 20 sections, each of...
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Essential Everyday Bravery

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Shakespeare's plays may be old, but they still have relevant lessons for today's world! A collection of lesson plans uses examples from The Merchant of Venice and District Merchants to teach about bravery. In addition to learning...
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The Merchant of Venice Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
The Merchant of Venice is the focus of twenty multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions in this quiz that begins by focusing on characters. Quotes and specific objects in the play factor in to later questions.
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The Merchant of Venice Quiz

For Students 10th - 12th
Five brief but precise questions ask for details from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and the 1973 movie version. The questions are not too difficult, but they are specific.
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The Merchant of Venice Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Crafting a Character - The Making of Shylock

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students, in groups, analyze the characterization of Shakespeare's Shylock from "Merchant of Venice". They examine text, view movies and interpretative drawings and conduct historical research.
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Do You Know The Merchant of Venice Story: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
This multiple-choice quiz tests pupils' ability to recall information about plot and character, making it a possible resource to check for understanding or completion of reading. Immediate feedback and scoring make Fun Trivia Quizzes a...
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The Merchant of Venice: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
Truly an exercise in trivia, this quiz nevertheless assesses comprehension of the Shakespeare play, and elicits one short answer to the question: "What line from 'The Merchant of Venice' can be translated as 'All that glitters is not...
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Merchant of Venice: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 10th
This 15-question, online, interactive quiz over Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice could be used as a basic test of understanding, but it requires no analysis or higher level thinking. Note: It is student-created.
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Shakespeare and the Concepts of the Renaissance

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders familiarize themselves with the English Renaissance period and recognize the symbolism in Act V of "The Merchant of Venice" and analyze how it relates to the Italian Renaissance Themes. They produce an extended response...
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Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Merchant of Venice by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might...
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Welcome to Venice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils read the opening scene of the play, The Merchant of Venice without receiving any background information. They analyze and discuss the relationships between the six characters, and determine the social status of the characters.
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Whatever Happened to Shylock?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars, in groups, write and perform an unwritten scene from a play they are reading.
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The Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read parts of Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice. Using primary sources, they gain a glimpse into the early modern period's negative perceptions and stereotypes of human beings of African descent.
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"MONEY FOR SOMETHING:" UNDERSTANDING USURY IN THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students learn the concept of usury in The Merchant of Venice.
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ADL's Merchant of Venice Discussion Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze anti-semitism in The Merchant of Venice. They research the Anti-Defamation League and what it stood for in history. Students read The Merchant of Venice. They act out the parts in a class production.
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Can't Buy Me Love?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students activity find the multiplicity of meanings buried within Shakespeare's language. They examine how the meanings of words differ in modern America and in Venice.
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"I am Not Well": Unspoken Endings and Unscripted Scenes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Act 4, scene 1 from the play, Merchant of Venice. They hypothesize the content of an unscripted moment and response, look for evidence in the text to support their hypothesis, rewrite the scene, and perform it for the...
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Playing Humanity: Comparing Shylock and Antonio

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a scene of "The Merchant of Venice" and write remarks by Antonio and Shylock that indicate traits of their personalities. They enact both characters and discuss the treatment of anti-Semitism, bigotry, persecution and mercy.