This set of 30 Shakespeare Scene Cards taken from 5 of Shakespeare's major plays: The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, and Hamlet are sure to pick your students' curiosity on Shakespeare!
These cards are perfect as a first day of class or unit icebreaker on Shakespeare. Each scene card contains a memorable or clever quote from one of the aforementioned plays. Students can mingle around the room by reading their respective scene cards to each other, discuss their possible meanings, and practice performing their short lines with passion in order to capture the quote's original meaning.
Through this activity, students will begin to feel less intimidated by Shakespeare's language and realize that it doesn't take a genius to understand and relate to Shakespeare and his works. These scene cards are an excellent way to ease students into Shakespeare.
This activity meets the following Common Core Standard (CCS):
-Teacher's Implementation Guide
-Set of 30 Shakespeare Scene Cards