Much Ado About Nothing Scheme of Work

B and D Publishing’s Much Ado About Nothing resource pack, a scheme of work for teaching the play at GCSE. B and D Publishing’s popular series of classroom support materials for KS4 Shakespeare provide a whole scheme of work. This resource pack for the AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC and Eduqas set text Much Ado About Nothing is 52 pages. A set of sample pages is available for free download here:

The regular licence enables you to use this resource with your own students. Copy, edit and provide the material to those students you teach in any medium or format for the purpose of educating them and/or their private study/exam revision. The school licence allows you also to share this resource with colleagues at your school.

Key stage 4 Shakespeare schemes of work are also available for the following plays: Othello; Macbeth; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Merchant of Venice; The Tempest; Julius Caesar; Romeo and Juliet; Twelfth Night; Henry V; Richard III.

KS4 Shakespeare resource packs contain scene by scene notes on all aspects of the play, story summaries and differentiated worksheets. Areas typically covered include: character, themes, imagery, language, cloze passages, revision questions, written and oral assignments and quiz pages. The workbooks can also be used by pupils for GCSE exam revision.

Also available is the KS3 full scheme of work, Starting Much Ado About Nothing. This includes simple worksheets dealing with the main elements of the story. There are extracts from key scenes in Shakespeare’s English for pupils to read and act out in small groups and notes for the director to help students understand the situation and the feelings and motivations of the characters:

Also available is the Much Ado About Nothing ‘In Focus’ pack of classroom display materials and worksheets, perfect for KS3 pupils and for a quick revision resource for KS4:

See also the KS3 scheme of work Introducing Shakespeare. This useful resource introduces pupils to Shakespeare’s theatre and Elizabethan England. The pack includes a simple model of the Globe theatre for pupils to make:

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