London 2: A Penny for the Yard

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Shakespeare's Globe stands out as one of the greatest theaters in history. A video and tasks from the  compares the original performance space to its current recreation in London. Activities focus on key vocabulary words related to the theater. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create 3-D models of Shakespeare's infamous theater
  • Research the history of drama during the 1600s and compare it with modern plays
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of a longer series on Shakespeare
Pros

  • Provides two discussion questions to encourage learners to practice speaking skills
  • Includes links to PDF versions of the activities
Cons

  • Features very simplistic tasks for the intended audience
Common Core