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14 resources with the keyterm soliloquy

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Shakespearean Soliloquy Fluency: A Close Reading and Analysis of "To be or not to be"

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Hamlet's famous soliloquy (Act III, scene i) gets the close reading treatment in a group of skill building exercises. Assuming the role of a WWE wrestler, a kindergarten teacher, ninja assassin, and others, learners deliver a line from...
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A Need for Sleep: A Close Reading of a Soliloquy from King Henry IV, Part II

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Gentle sleep eludes poor King Henry IV. Uneasy under the weight of his responsibilities, Henry contemplates the darkness of the night and in his soul. To develop their skill reading difficult text, class members engage in a close reading...
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Boys Will Be Boys...Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through this exercise, high schoolers identify character traits present in Romeo and Juliet. They listen to an excerpt from "The Office of Christian Parents: Showing How Children Are to be Governed" and participate in a Socratic...
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Rewriting Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your learners play around with Shakespeare's language. In this plan, small groups examine and rearrange soliloquies from Othello, noting how the language changes and morphs. All groups have a chance to change each soliloquy, making...
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Macbeth - Analyzing Characterization in Drama

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The writing activity in this lesson could be used to assess student understanding of previously taught concepts of how language reveals character.
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet quiz

For Students 9th
Review The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet with this quick quiz. Operating as an overview of the play, use this quiz to prepare readers for a test perhaps. The questions cover various elements from character foils to the plot sequence.
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Appreciating the Language and Interpreting the Meaning of Hamlet's Soliloquy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars analyze Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be or not to be."  In this Hamlet lesson, students define unfamiliar words in the soliloquy and interpret the lines.  Young scholars then read the lines aloud and identify descriptive words....
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Twelfth Night Act 4 Scene 3

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete play analysis activities for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Act 4, Scene 3. In this play analysis lesson, students read the scene and practice summarizing. Students complete close reading analysis activities for the...
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Unlocking Soliloquies and Unleashing "the Dogs of War"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is a soliloquy, and who is Julius Caesar? Explore soliloquies with this lesson that gets your kids up and moving! Learners line up, facing each other. Then they read the soliloquy (one side reads one line, and the other side reads...
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Mark Antony’s Oration from Julius Caesar

For Students 9th - 12th
"And Brutus is an honourable man." Or is he? Readers of Shakespeare’s tragic Julius Caesar are asked to identify the rhetorical devices Mark Antony uses in his funeral oration and to explain how these devices influence the audience to...
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Sculptures of the Seven Ages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students simulate sculptors and clay to help them explain abstract phrases in a soliloquy.
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Soliloquy Performances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate soliloquies. In this performing arts lesson, students discuss figurative language within soliloquies and then perform a soliloquy to the rest of the class.
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The Story Behind the Horse

For Teachers K - 4th
Students view and interpret Dan Howard's artwork entitled, Soliloquium:IV. They write a story of what they think is behind the painting and then paint their own soliloquy.
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Scatterbrained Soliloquies

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students reconstruct a famous soliloquy from Romeo and Juliet which the teacher has cut apart and scattered. They piece the soliloquy back together making sense of the passage.