Shakespeare Word Search
In this literature worksheet, students find the words that are associated with the acquisition of vocabulary related to the writings of Shakespeare.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 3
Poets write love letters all the time, but how often do the objects of their love write back? Compare Christopher Marlowe's "A Passionate Shepard to His Love" to Sir Walter Raleigh's response, "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" with an...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 2
After viewing a clip from Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet in which major characters are introduced and the violence between the Montagues and the Capulets is depicted, the class reads act 1, scene 1, lines 158-202. Groups then analyze the...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Why Shakespeare Loved Iambic Pentameter
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5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Development of English Drama
From mystery plays to Shakespeare! Progress chronologically through the evolution of English drama, which began as a way for English clergymen in the eleventh century to illustrate biblical stories to the mass of illiterate commoners....
4 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable