The following activities were designed to support Shakespeare's the Taming of The Shrew and to provoke students to consider aspects of gender, stereotyping and sexism embedded in the play and contemporary society.
*comprehension activities based on whether sexism is represented in the plot of 'The Taming of The Taming of The Shrew' and ways aspects of theme have been represented in the contemporary media .
*Viewing and short answer response activities on the way double standards and sexism operate within contemporary society.
*Group work activities based on dating and gender assumptions e.g. What a girl wants.
* Viewing and responding activities focusing on the lyrics of contemporary female artists: ‘Nothing Sweet About Me’ Gabriella Cilmi', 'Back to the Wall' and 'Pleasure and Pain' Chrissy Amphlett and Independent Women" - Destiny's Child.
*Close reading activity based on Act 2 Scene 2- Katharina 'strikes' Petruchio.