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The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story/ plot summary of The Merchant of Venice based on William Shakespeare's famous play. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, gap filling and character match exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Analysing Lady Macbeth as a character

Analysing Lady Macbeth as a character

I have attached a PowerPoint explaining how to use the board game, as well as a board game for the characterisation of Lady Macbeth. The aim of the board game is to sit the pupils in pair, with one A3 size board game, their Macbeth books, and two dice each. The need to roll the dice once and go along the corridor on their game, then on their second roll they go down the stairs until they land on one square. For example if they land on a square which says 'powerful' they need to find the best quote they can that describes Lady Macbeth as powerful, and write it on their board game. The winner of the game is the team who have the most amount of squares filled in with brilliant quotes. IN the end they will end up with 36 quotes on Lady Macbeth, which can later be used for their Point and their Evidence in their PEE paragraphs. Pupils get very competitive and feel like it's a game, it is a really good way of stretch and challenging your pupils to work independently. They are colour coded for difficulty and differentiation.
Jamiecalcutt
A Free Powerpoint introducing "Tragedy" for GCSE, focus on "Macbeth"

A Free Powerpoint introducing "Tragedy" for GCSE, focus on "Macbeth"

This is a free resource to assist teaching of “Macbeth” for GCSE. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Teaching Macbeth - EXAM PRACTICE SPECIAL - FREE Resource

Teaching Macbeth - EXAM PRACTICE SPECIAL - FREE Resource

This is a free resource to assist teaching of “Macbeth” for GCSE. It goes through 2 mock questions and suggests ways to answer them. It also has a sheet on Jekyll and Hyde. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Teaching "Othello" for A Level Tragedy

Teaching "Othello" for A Level Tragedy

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level Tragedy “Othello” Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Teaching Othello for A Level Tragedy

Teaching Othello for A Level Tragedy

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level Tragedy “Othello” Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Teaching Richard II for A Level Tragedy

Teaching Richard II for A Level Tragedy

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level Tragedy “Richard II” Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Romeo & Juliet Revision Scheme of Work

Romeo & Juliet Revision Scheme of Work

A comprehensive revision scheme of work for Romeo & Juliet. Designed in line with the 100% linear exams for Eduqas English Literature specification. I have included a variety of strategies to engage learners and to aid revision. The scheme also covers a range of terminology to be taught in order to enable learners to analyse effectively (for example, there is a lesson on Aristotle's conventions of tragedy, and another on the conventions of the form). Clear learning objectives and differentiated outcomes have been included for each lesson, and resources are scaffolded to allow for levels of differentiation. Resources are included and have been referred to within the ppt in order to make preparation as straightforward as possible.
Alexandra993
Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 9 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 9 assessments that include 40 multiple choice, 1 matching, and 5 sorting questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “Robin Hood” J. Walker McSpadden - “Paul Revere’s Ride” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “O Captain! My Captain!” Walt Whitman - “A Little Princess” Frances Hodgson Burnett - “Trifles” Susan Glaspell - “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RL.11-12.4 with this playlist. They will analyze how specific word choice creates lively, aesthetically pleasing text. Students will determine how word choice affects meaning or advances the plot. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This product includes: • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as connotation and tone • Examples of how to identify an author's use of personification • An accompanying Teaching Notes file The Teaching Notes file includes: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire