Shakespeare's SonnetsQuick View

Shakespeare's Sonnets

This is a series of 4-5 lessons that explore 3 of Shakespeare's sonnets (1 for homework) as a way to introduce Y7 to analysis for Shakespeare in a light hearted and quirky way. The scheme starts with a comparison between Shakespeare and Justin Beiber lyrics as way to explore the commonalties in language of love. It then progresses to analysing sonnets 116 and 104. The lessons finish with students working in groups to create their own sonnets, using images and words as challenge stimulus. The resource also includes a homework investigation that can be done as a lesson or as a project to then be presented in a Shakespeare market place as another lesson led by the students.

By Havs

Introduction to ShakespeareQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare

An information hunt lesson featuring: A Shakespeare or Fakespeare insult starter. 6 informative information sheets. One worksheet to collect information. A Shakespeare quiz plenary. Features his life, career, education, family & children and death.

By lhowellpratt

Shakespeare With a Whoosh!Quick View

Shakespeare With a Whoosh!

Learn how to use the simple Whoosh technique with KS2 and KS3 pupils to teach your pupils Shakespeare and other stories. This is a creative, exciting, engaging way to bring Shakespeare play to life for your pupils.

By alisonacton

Introduction to ShakespeareQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare

PPT and resources (some adapted and some differentiated). Lesson judged as outstanding previously. Introducing Shakespeare's life.

By indychick

Introduction to ShakespeareQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare

A fun group work activity where students move around the room searching for facts on Shakespeare's life, gender roles, the theatre and race in the Elizabethan era. Includes quotes and thoughts about the Bard from a range of historical figures.

By leahdaniellelucy

Introduction to ShakespeareQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare

Excellent set of 5 PPTs on Shakespeare and his world that introduces pupils to the language and historical background. Can be used with any Shakespearean text.

By Polaphuca

Shakespeare Weekly PlansQuick View

Shakespeare Weekly Plans

Weekly plans and worksheets for KS2, when looking at older Literature- Shakespeare (Macbeth and A Midsummer Night's Dream). Please enjoy and review!

By BIRJ1_09

Shakespeare's Insults: Demystifying LanguageQuick View

Shakespeare's Insults: Demystifying Language

Lesson with Powerpoint looking at Shakespeare's insults. To take the fear out of the language, students practise delivering the insults to one another. I created the Elizabethan insults dictionary to help students decode the meanings and then create their own Elizabethan insults.

By ceesaw

Introduction to Shakespeare PPTQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare PPT

Excellent 27 slide PPT introducing pupils to Shakespeare- covering his biography, influences and works. Fantastic introduction to any Shakespeare text.

By Polaphuca

William Shakespeare Introduction PPTQuick View

William Shakespeare Introduction PPT

Excellent 27 slide PPT on William Shakespeare covering historical background, his upbringing, his plays and poems. An excellent introduction to any work of Shakespeare and to set the background for pupils. PPT ends with various written tasks for pupils to complete.

By Polaphuca

The Tempest by Shakespeare: WorksheetsQuick View

The Tempest by Shakespeare: Worksheets

Resources for those studying The Tempest by William Shakespeare. It contains worksheets to aid the study of plot, character and themes. A range of activities and tasks, including cloze proceedures, matching quotations to meaning expressed in modern language and creating newspaper articles as well as others, are included.

By TesEnglish

Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's OthelloQuick View

Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's Othello

Quotations, tasks, essays and points to note in answers. Useful for looking at different interpretations of Othello by literary critics over time. Suitable for A level students, some essay points, and useful for teacher preparation. Suitable as revision material for students. Good for class discussions.

By alisonbcresswell

Macbeth: Shakespeare's Figurative Language!Quick View

Macbeth: Shakespeare's Figurative Language!

This interesting and stimulating lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of Shakespeare’s use of figurative language in Macbeth, focusing particularly on similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, and euphemisms. Students learn to analyse the intended effect of these devices through a close-reading and interpretation of Act 5 Scene 1: The sleepwalking scene involving Lady Macbeth. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be visual and interactive learners. It follows this learning journey: - Defining the key term 'figurative language' and establishing its importance as a literary technique; - Defining and exemplifying each of the key terms 'simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and euphemisms through collaborative group opportunities; - Understanding how and why figurative language is used to add depth to writers' ideas; - Reading and interpreting Act 5 Scene 1, and establishing how figurative language impacts upon the scene; - Reflecting upon why this may/ what effect this may have had on audiences at the time; - Summarising the events of the scene; - Peer/self evaluating the learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: - A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; - Resources for the reading and interpreting activity - full scene transcript with space for notes; - A template to help scaffold the main task, complete with P.E.E instructions; - Cards for the card sorting group activity - A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.

By TandLGuru