These activities makes a great introduction to any Shakespeare play or poetry unit.
3 different types of activities and learning resources to support your teaching of Shakespeare.
From a fun and active trail to search out information to key historical facts about Shakespeare's history and Elizabethan / Jacobean England.
Shakespeare teaching activities galore.
This bundle contains the following three products, they are available separately in my store:
Introduction to Shakespeare Lesson
Shakespeare's England 27 KWL charts
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Full contents include:
Introduction to Shakespeare lesson:
# 10 stations covering a variety of engaging activities introducing Shakespeare and his works
# 2 page student worksheet
# 2 page answer sheet
# Complete instructions
The 10 stations include:
- Maths / Logic riddles
- Shakespeare words and phrases
- Evaluation of Shakespearean imagery using pictures
- Categorisation of Shakespeare's play into Tragedies, Comedies
- Consideration of character dilemmas
- Timeless plots - different interpretations of Shakespeare's stories
- Famous Britain
- The Globe around the world - the 14 replicas
- Shakespeare in Translation
Shakespeare Historical Context:
Student worksheets and detailed slides on:
# The court of Queen Elizabeth I
# Renaissance courtly ideal
# Dissent at Court and the death of Elizabeth I
# The ascension of James I
# Tudors and Stuarts
# Jacobean society
# The advance of science
# Law and punishment
# Witchcraft and magic
# The Age of Discovery
# Theories of Otherness
# The noble savage
# Dreams in Elizabethan England
# Fairies and Sprites
Included for FREE a timeline of events in Shakespeare's England
Shakespeare's England 27 KWL charts:
# 27 worksheets - each with different images from Elizabethan / Jacobean England. Challenge students to explain and summary what they Know, Want to know and Learn. Just print and go!
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