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SHAKESPEARE LANGUAGE AND VOCABULARY
Shakespeare Language: Understanding Shakespeare's language is always a challenge for middle and high school students. Before you begin reading any Shakespearean play, use this resource to prepare your students for the terminology they may encounter. ==============================================

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Introduction to Shakespeare's Language Webquest for Interactive Notebooks
This webquest and presentation for interactive notebooks are a great way to start any unit on William Shakespeare's plays or poetry. Students will complete various activities and exercises to understand Shakespeare's contributions to English, his vocabulary, the rhythm of iambic pentameter, and key

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Shakespeare's Language: What Does the Bard Say?
Tired of hearing groans when you tell your class you're going to be reading Shakespeare? Want to ease your students' anxiety about being able to understand Shakespeare? Use this lesson to show your students that chances are they already use some of Shakespeare's own language in their every day l
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Introduction to Shakespeare's Language Webquest and Presentation
This webquest and presentation are a great way to start any unit on William Shakespeare's plays or poetry. Students will complete various activities and exercises to understand Shakespeare's contributions to English, his vocabulary, the rhythm of iambic pentameter, and key grammatical points. The
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Shakespeare's Language Worksheets and Bookmarks - Shakespeare in 30
This guide to teaching Shakespeare’s Language is part of my Shakespeare in 30 collection. This collection helps you bring more Shakespeare into your ELA classroom – all in 30 minutes! In this portion of the Teacher’s Guide, you’ll get tips and tricks for helping students approach unmarked scripts, a
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English - INTRO - Shakespeare's language
This is a fun little activity for them to better understand Shakespeare's language and writing style. It shows them that it's not SO bad. I give this out before starting any of his plays, as an intro. There's an example of the lyrics to "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" in his style, just to perk their in

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Shakespeare's Language
This 20-slide PowerPoint introduces students to Shakespeare's language, preparing them to study his poetry and/or his plays. Students learn about Elizabethan pronouns, words like hither and hence, different vowel endings, and inverted word order. There are notes for students to fill in as they follo

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Shakespeare's Language: Tips and Tricks
This product contains a fun and interactive PowerPoint that gives students a strategy to approach the unique language in Shakespeare's poetry and plays. With helpful information, hilarious videos, and interactive activities, this PowerPoint provides an excellent pre-reading lesson that can be used t
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Shakespeare's Language: Inverted Syntax
This resource will help you kids to slow down and really interact with Shakespeare's language. I use this early in my sophomore Macbeth unit, and it works wonderfully. The students all said it REALLY helped! Most examples on the worksheet are from Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, but you could make
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Shakespeare's Language
Are you beginning a unit on Shakespeare and the Renaissance and reading one of his plays? How do you introduce the language of the time? Let’s face it: it’s the language that turns off students to reading Shakespeare. They think it’s too difficult to understand. However, if you make a game out of it
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Introducing Shakespeare's Language
A Powerpoint presentation designed for a unit on A Taste of Shakespeare, introducing junior high school students to the language of Shakespeare using insults and the language of love! A fun, interactive, multi-modal lesson that the kids will love. Introduces the concepts of Oxymoron and Appropriatio
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Introduction to Shakespeare's language
Five overheads/transparencies or powerpoint slides that show Shakespeare's modern English compared to that of Chaucer's middle English and the Olde English found in the poem Beowulf. For students who have never read "the Bard", his language can be daunting. These examples show how the English langua
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Intro to Shakespeare's Language and Grammar
Introduce Shakespeare's Language and Grammar in a clear, interactive way with this powerpoint. The presentation is organized with an overview of topics to cover (helping students take good notes!), proceeds to cover the topics with practice questions and loads of examples and then reviews the materi
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Shakespeare Language Intro Pack
This pack is perfect to start of a Shakespearean Unit! I created a pre-assessment to see which words, that are common in Shakespeare's works, my students were familiar with. I then created notes from Shakespearean Pop Sonnets and created a worksheet in which students are to figure out what pop song
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Shakespeare Language for Newbies:Getting Ready for Romeo and Juliet
This 3-4 day lesson plan revolves around 25 key words that show up throughout all of Shakespeare's work, most of which are mispronounced and misunderstood by students. Taking 3-4 days to allow students to familiarize themselves with these words will save a lot of valuable class time when reading Sh
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Introduction to Shakespeare's Language: A Midsummer Night's Dream
This presentation / PowerPoint introduces students to Shakespeare's language, in particular, Shakespeare's use of iambic pentameter. As 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is the play most commonly read as a first Shakespeare, the presentation uses examples from that play. The PowerPoint also includes an
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Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's Language Choices!
This engaging, in-depth lesson enables students to understand how Shakespeare uses a range of colourful and varied language choices to develop the theme of social grace in ‘Much Ado about Nothing.’ Much Ado About Nothing contains some of Shakespeare's most vibrant and interesting language, as charac
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William Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Language
William Shakespeare: Shakespeare's language techniques. Extensive Powerpoint with guidance on Shakespeare's use of language. References to a range of texts, especially Romeo and Juliet.
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Shakespeare's language power point.
A great power point that goes over common patterns in Shakespeare's language. Good introduction to understanding Shakespeare. Focuses on literary terms.
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Shakespeare's Language
This workbook provides an introduction to early modern English and dramatic language in preparation for reading Shakespeare's works. Section One: teaches students to not be afraid of early modern English. Section Two: describes figurative language, including, but not limited to: simile metaphor p
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Help Understanding Shakespeare's language
This is a worksheet that will help introduce reading Shakespeare. It goes over two major changes: using apostrophes and switching word order. This is an in-class activity that can be supplemented with having the students write their own sentences like Shakespeare did.
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Introduction to Shakespeare's Language
A short powerpoint to help ease students into Shakespeare's language. It requires the students to participate in a safe, fun way and allows them to see that Shakespeare's English isn't so scary after all. Can be edited to include more info, pictures etc or left as is. First activity is to have stude
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Shakespeare's Language Word Wall Free
Reading a poem or play by William Shakespeare? These helpful posters will support your students as they interpret the language of the Elizabethan period. Print and display these on your wall as a colorful anchor chart, or project the file as a slideshow on your interactive whiteboard. Either way, th

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Shakespeare's language
List of words commonly used in Shakespeare's works, with quotes to illustrate and translations into modern English.
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