Shakespeare Biography and Cultural Context Package
Contained in this Zip file:
1. Shakespeare Bio and Context notes page in PDF and Word format
2. Shakespeare Bio and Context PowerPoint presentation (with extra information about the Globe theatre in London’s layout)
3. TedEd Notes page to complete while watching the TedEd video on Shakespeare and iambic pentameter (with a short notes section at the bottom on iambic pentameter)
Shakespeare Bio and Context Notes: Can either be used with the PowerPoint or as a WebQuest. Webquest sites are available in the file.
Shakespeare Bio and Context PowerPoint: A simple, straightforward PowerPoint covering the basics of Shakespeare’s life and the layout of the Globe theatre. This is not an in-depth presentation, but contains just enough information to understand some more about Shakespeare's time period.
TedEd Notes: Why Shakespeare Loved Iambic Pentameter: The video is just over 5 minutes long. Use the notes sheet to follow along in class or complete at home while watching the video. At the bottom of this page is a little information about marking stressed and unstressed syllables.