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Shakespeare's King Lear

For Students 10th - 12th
Did your class just finish reading Shakespeare's King Lear? Test them with these ten multiple-choice questions covering the play. It's a fairly easy, simple quiz.
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King Lear Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Shakespeare's King Lear Students may check some of their answers online.
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King Lear

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's King Lear. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Festival of Fools

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners act out lines from King Lear to show a character's folly.  In this English literature lesson, students identify the 'folly' of a given character by choosing a passage from King Lear to demonstrate a time when the character acts...
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Reading Shakespeare's King Lear

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read William Shakespeare's "King Lear" and draw connections to King James I with King Lear.
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AND WE ALL SIT DOWN: STATUS IN KING LEAR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in two simple status games to allow students to explore the relationships between Lear, his three daughters, and his court.
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I WILL NOT HEAR THAT PLAY: PERFORMING A DUMB SHOW

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform a "dumb show" based on a short passage from either A Midsummer Night's Dream or King Lear. This technique allows students to explain the action taking place on stage and the variety of different ways that action can be...
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King Lear: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
This Fun Trivia quiz incorporates vocabulary, quote identification and character recognition questions for Shakespeare's classic play King Lear. As with all Fun Trivia quizzes, it may be necessary to review content for usefulness....
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King Lear - Another Shakespearean Massacre: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Capture your learners' attention with this online quiz on the characters who die in William Shakespeare's King Lear. Readers of The Bard answer ten multiple choice questions that detail 10 ways that different characters die during the...
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Great Speeches by William Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast Shakespearian speeches. In this Shakespeare lesson plan, students read selected speeches from King Lear and complete a handout that requires them to analyze the speeches.
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Trickery and Foolery in King Lear

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students act out scenarios in which someone is duped or is made a fool of.  In this trickery and foolery in King Lear lesson, students plan and act out a brief scenario and discuss the person who is duped and why.  Students relate this...
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King Lear- Cut a Scene

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the most critical elements of King Lear, Act I using a Silent Scene Model.  In this King Lear lesson, students will create a silent scene based on a scene from Act I of King Lear and act out their scenes for the class.
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Blow, Crack, and Rage

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students add punctuation to a passage from King Lear and compare their version to the First Folio version.  In this Shakespeare and punctuation lesson, students discuss the difference punctuation can make on a set of words.  Students add...
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Who's the Fool in King Lear

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students complete close reading and character analysis for Shakespeare's King Lear. In this play analysis lesson, students reenact scene 1, Act 1 and pick only the lines that demonstrate action. Students act out the scene so their body...
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I Want to Believe: Astrologers and Sceptics in King Lear

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine two conflicting writings on solar eclipse that occurred on Black Monday and discuss them in the context of Shakespeare's King Lear. In this Shakespeare lesson, students discuss astrology and read the speeches made in Act...
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Fools for Love in King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the expression "fools for love."  In this literature analysis lesson, students use King Lear as a basis for examining parent-child relationships.  In small groups, they discuss the motives behind various actions in...
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Examining Redemption in King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the concept of the tragic hero in Shakespeare's King Lear and explore how it affects the plot of the play. In this theatrical analysis lesson plan, students investigate the redemption or defeat of King Lear and...
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OF PASSIONS SUNDRY AND STRANGE

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine on-line primary sources to gain an understanding of Elizabethan attitudes toward different character traits. They use these ideas to help explain Lear, or another strong character, more fully.
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TO LOVE, HONOR AND OBEY (ONE'S PARENTS!)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine parent-child tensions regarding obedience and communication, in order to explain the conflicts in the opening scene of King Lear. They discuss ways in which expectations for studenT obedience were different in...
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NOTHING TO LEAR BUT LEAR HIMSELF

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read a scene from King Lear and decide collaboratively how best to present it. In doing so, they examine the scenes and the play from multiple perspectives.
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Reader's Theater, King Lear, and the Language of Gesture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform a Reader's Theater of a small section of the play, King Lear. They examine the text, read a handout for Reader's Theater techniques, cut and reorder lines in small groups, and add choreography to perform their scene.
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O, LEAR'S MANY REASONS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze King Lear's speech and identify his "darker purpose", and let them explore different styles for reading it aloud. They can perform the scene as well.
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Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read specific acts of Shakepeare's King Lear. Using the text, they identify the beginning stages of Lear's insanity and the causes of his instability. They examine the relationship between King Lear and Poor Tom and reenact the...
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King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine patterns of imagery in King Lear by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then young scholars draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might...