Twelfth Night: Study Guide

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From lonely to luggage, it would be nearly impossible to have a modern-day conversation without using words that William Shakespeare coined. A Twelfth Night study guide introduces individuals to fun Shakespeare facts as they participate in a Socratic Seminar, play a rousing game of Shakespeare Taboo, and practice paraphrasing characters' words into more current speech. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have small groups perform a scene from the play 
Classroom Considerations
  • Written specifically for patrons of the Lowndes Shakespeare Theater, but resources are adaptable
  • Expects familiarity with the play
  • One activity mandates showing a scene from a film adaptation
  • Requires some advance printing
  • Includes lots of helpful background information about the play's historical context, characters, and author
  • Provides a list of themes and thoughtful discussion topics
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