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King Lear: Study Guide

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Characters who slowly descend into madness make great material for tragedies. A study guide from the Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival introduces theater goers to Shakespeare's tragic play King Lear. Along with an extensive summary of...
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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

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

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this King Lear worksheet, students analyze 12 quotes from King Lear for character, symbolism, theme, historical context, and plot.
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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 instructional activity, students will create a silent scene based on a scene from Act I of King Lear and act out their...
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Who's the Fool in King Lear

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars complete close reading and character analysis for Shakespeare's King Lear. In this play analysis lesson plan, students reenact scene 1, Act 1 and pick only the lines that demonstrate action. Young scholars act out the...
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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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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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King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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 high schoolers draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might...
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King Lear's Storm

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students read speeches from King Lear. They examine the sppeach for meaning by paraphrasing and defining words. They read aloud with "storm" in their voices. Groups perform their speech and class discusses it in terms of inner vs. outer...
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Patriarchy in King Lear and As I Lay Dying

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the relationship between tragedy and patriarchs in King Lear and Willliam Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. They compare these works to the film "Apocalypse Now" and research a twentieth-century political leader. They...
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O, LEAR'S MANY REASONS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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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NOTHING TO LEAR BUT LEAR HIMSELF

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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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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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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Examining Redemption in King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the concept of the tragic hero in Shakespeare's King Lear and explore how it affects the plot of the play. For this theatrical analysis lesson, students investigate the redemption or defeat of King Lear and perform two...
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Fools for Love in King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 the...
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Patriarchy in King Lear and As I Lay Dying

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
King Lear, “Papa Doc” Duvalier, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz and Anse Bundren? Imagine a unit that examines the tragic hero and patriarchy in King Lear, As I Lay Dying and Apocalypse Now. To liven the brew, learners are asked to include in...
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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 instructional activity, students discuss the difference punctuation can make on a set of...

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