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1,152 resources with the concept william shakespeare

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Shakespeare & His Times

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature instructional activity, students find the words used to teach Shakespeare and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Words Invented By Shakespeare

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students find the words that apply to describe the life and times of Shakespeare. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Shakespeare's Macbeth

For Students 6th - 8th
In this literature worksheet, learners find the terms related to Shakespeare and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

For Students 6th - 8th
In this literature worksheet, students find the words that are related to the vocabulary of Shakespeare and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Romeo and Juliet- Matching Worksheet

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Shakespeare matching worksheet, student match words associated with the play Romeo and Juliet with the phrases that describe them.
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"To Be Or Not To Be" And the VT

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using the online Visual Thesaurus, nascent actors work in groups to analyze and interpret Hamlet's "To Be Or Not To Be" monologue. Individuals then craft a contemporary version of this famous speech and present their adaptation to the...
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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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Weekly Literacy Plans- Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review ideas from the era of Shakespeare such as magic and witchcraft, and review comedies, histories, and witchcraft as an introduction to a week long study of poetry. They read poetry while studying the unfamiliar...
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Acting Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice and demonstrate their abilities to perform Shakespeare by choosing a performance piece. They prepare the piece through translation and scoring, blocking the piece and performing a Shakespeare monologue or scene.
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Interpretation of Shakespeare's "As You Like It"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are introduced to the background behind Shakespeare's "As You Like It". In groups, they compare and contrast the family issues in the play with those in their own family. They also write the traits of each character and answer...
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Relationship Role Plays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers connect a scene from a play they are reading to events in their own lives. Working in male/female pairs, students act out a scene from "Hamlet." Pairs work to role play a scene as an extension of the one they have read,...
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Shakespeare and Macbeth: The Story Behind the Play

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read Shakespeare and Macbeth: The Story Behind the Play by Stewart Ross. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the play and Shakespearian culture. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing,...
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Global Eyes

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider global issues and their effects. They identify the themes of human needs, human rights, and the environment, select a topic and research articles for a Global Current Events Portfolio. Working in small groups,...
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Trust

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read and discuss Romeo and Juliet Act IV, Scenes 1 and 2. They compare the unfolding action with yesterday's predictions. They consider the concepts of trust, fate, and self-determination.
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Foreshadowing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils read and discuss Act V, Scene 1. They define foreshadowing and identify examples of it from the text. They edit a partner's diary entry. They identify key ideas from the scene.
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Pre-reading for Julius Caesar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine friendship and leadership by creating "friendship committees" to develop a class friendship constitution. Committees list qualities/traits of a friend, as well as friendship infractions. These committees join together...