The Merchant of Venice
Young scholars 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
Bad guys don't always wear black hats: Is there more than one villain in The Merchant of Venice?
Learners examine the text of The Merchant of Venice to examine negative behaviors in other characters and compare those with Shylock's actions. They create list of positive and negative character traits.
9th - 12th English Language Arts