12 worksheets (with an additional two teacher answer sheets) to study 'As You Like It' act by act. Worksheets vary in difficulty:
- Who's Who in Act 1?
Create a characters' web to see just how tangled all the characters can get!
- Act 2 - What's Going on in the Forest?
Don't get lost in the forest! Track all the comings and goings of the Forest of Arden in Act 2 - such a busy place!
- Act 3 Soap Opera Central!
Exploring setting, characters and language techniques recreate the world of the soap opera - As You Like It style!
- Act 4 Photo-story Paparazzi
Examining character portrayal in Act 4 and then contrasting this against the rest of the play - paparazzi style! Good for integrating ICT into the classroom.
- Act 5 - Four Weddings and a ... Crown
Task one switches students on to wedding planner mode! Work through putting together five different wedding booklets that chart the happy couples' relationships. Task Two is an analysis task over the Duke's surrender of the crown.
- Belonging at a Glance
A snapshot look at how belonging is demonstrated in the play. A good starting point for further details supplied by the students.
- Characterisation - Blind Date
Come on up to the stage Orlando! The show is Blind Date and Orlando needs to decide who he is best suited to. A great synthesis task for understanding characterisation and relationships in the play.
- Critical History
An anagram mix and match task looking at some critical feedback on 'As You Like It' as well as drawing on students' prior knowledge of the term pastoral poetry.
- Following Rosalind
Ever since your father, Duke Senior, has been banished from court you have led an uncertain life and the best way you know how to deal with that uncertainty is to record your thoughts in the form of diary entries.
- Characterisation - Orlando's Letter to Ganymede
Finish writing an imaginary letter from Orlando to Ganymede explaining his absence from their meeting.
- Places and Belonging
A launchpad for further investigation on how various elements of setting show aspects of belonging.
- Plot Overview
Cloze passage on plot overview.
- Themes - Key Quotes
A differentiation task using quotes from the play to examine both theme and plot. Can be adapted for various levels of needs.