The Merchant of Venice
Students read parts of Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice. Using primary sources, they gain a glimpse into the early modern period's negative perceptions and stereotypes of human beings of African descent.
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The Merchant of Venice: Anticipation Guide
Is justice blind? Is love blind? Before beginning The Merchant of Venice, readers decide whether they agree or disagree with statements that encapsulate key elements of the tragic comedy. The class then predicts whether Shakespeare will...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Study Guide: The Merchant of Venice
If your independent readers or homeschoolers have selected to read The Merchant of Venice, use this study guide to track their progress through Shakespeare’s play. Although applicable to any story, the variety of activities included will...
10th English Language Arts
The Merchant of Venice: Fun Trivia Quiz
Truly an exercise in trivia, this quiz nevertheless assesses comprehension of the Shakespeare play, and elicits one short answer to the question: "What line from 'The Merchant of Venice' can be translated as 'All that glitters is not...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Do You Know The Merchant of Venice Story: Fun Trivia Quiz
This multiple-choice quiz tests pupils' ability to recall information about plot and character, making it a possible resource to check for understanding or completion of reading. Immediate feedback and scoring make Fun Trivia Quizzes a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Shakespeare and the Concepts of the Renaissance
Ninth graders familiarize themselves with the English Renaissance period and recognize the symbolism in Act V of "The Merchant of Venice" and analyze how it relates to the Italian Renaissance Themes. They produce an extended response...
9th English Language Arts