Performing Modernized Shakespeare

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“All the world’s a stage…” What do Leonardo DiCaprio, Heath Ledger, and Kenneth Branagh have in common? They have all starred in modern adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. After viewing a series clips from modern Shakespeare videos, small groups select a piece of text from a play under study, pick a place and time as a setting, design appropriate sets, costumes, and props, and perform their update before the entire class. A list of suggested clips is included.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 12th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Projection
Year
2002