Billy Shakes

 (1)
United States - California
Billy Shakes
4.0
1 votes
For so work the honey-bees, creatures that by a rule in nature teach the act of order to a peopled kingdom. ---Henry V 1.2
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
By Billy Shakes
Aesop's fables are for kids, right? Wrong! Always intended for an adult audience (and performed at the royal courts of ancient Greek city states), Aesop's original fables are a GREAT way to teach literary interpretation in your high school and
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Novel Study
$9.99
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (8.50 MB)
By Billy Shakes
In this simulation, groups imagine they are advertising companies that organize and pitch a propaganda campaign to the rulers of Animal Farm, the pigs. The propaganda campaigns must include a slogan, a print ad, a video ad strategy, and a social
Subjects:
World History, Visual Arts, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Multimedia, Simulations
$8.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (3.76 MB)
By Billy Shakes
Introduce your students to the Russian Revolution allegories of Animal farm with this visually rich slideshow (30+ slides!) and 1-page summary handout for students. Taking up about 30 minutes of class time, this explanation of how Animal Farm works
Subjects:
Government, European History, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Handouts, Multimedia
$2.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (5.21 MB)
By Billy Shakes
Introduce your students to the life and times of George Orwell with this visually rich slideshow. Lecture notes included! Taking up about 30 minutes of class time, this introduction to Orwell's fascinating life helps bolster student buy-in for
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, British History, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Multimedia
$2.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (13.39 MB)
By Billy Shakes
A great creative writing project for your Animal Farm unit, this allegory activity asks students to choose a famous historical event and then place it on a farm full of farm animals...just like Orwell! Included are nine historical events to choose
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Social Studies - History, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Novel Study
$2.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (2.67 MB)
By Billy Shakes
Stop lecturing your students about Shakespeare's Life & Times and have THEM do the research! This project includes scaffolded research and slideshow instructions, an expository essay assignment, and a multiple choice quiz. Also included are
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Computer Science - Technology, British History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Prezis
$10.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (5.64 MB)
By Billy Shakes
Included is a complete, 2-page proofreading symbols chart, a blank chart for you to create your own symbols handout, and two practice paragraphs for students (with answer keys!).
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment
FREE
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (2.21 MB)
By Billy Shakes
A fun way for students to work on research skills, slideshow design, and public speaking, this project asks students to present a classic work of science fiction (27 options provided!) to the class with a slideshow presentation. Also includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Computer Science - Technology, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Prezis, Google Apps
$6.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (9.20 MB)
By Billy Shakes
Why lecture your students about America's Roaring Twenties when they can research interesting topics from this period and present them to each other?! This project helps build important skills: Researching, Slideshow Design, and Public Speaking.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Computer Science - Technology, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Prezis
$5.99
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (4.22 MB)
By Billy Shakes
This Animal Farm multiple choice quiz covers the entire book, about two questions per chapter, covering facts and analysis. Answer key is included, with page numbers for two different paperback versions. Also included are four pages of extra
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Novel Study
$2.49
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (1.23 MB)
showing 1-10 of 10

Ratings

Digital Items
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:

4.0
Total:
1 total vote(s)
Ask Billy Shakes a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

4 yrs High school | 5 yrs Middle school | 2 yrs University

MY TEACHING STYLE

Even after a decade, a work in progress! Very grateful to my mentors, colleagues, and students over the years

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA English | MA English | MA Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Currently residing in beautiful Southern California, a book in hand, puzzling over ancient philosophical paradoxes

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up