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.
TandLGuru
Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Dramatic DevicesQuick View

Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Dramatic Devices

This lesson enables students to gain a detailed understanding of the dramatic devices used by William Shakespeare in his romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Students learn to demonstrate a developed understanding of features such as dramatic irony, stage directions, and puns, through analysis of precisely-selected textual evidence. The main scene analysed throughout the lesson is Act III Scene V, in which Juliet defies the orders of her parents to marry Count Paris. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be attentive and interactive learners. It follows this learning journey: - Defining the key dramatic devices; - Contextualising Juliet's behaviour in the patriarchal society of the time; - Reading and interpreting Act III Scene V, interpreting and inferring the key meanings; - Understanding the key themes throughout the scene, including Juliet's struggle between obeying orders and following love; - Identifying and analysing the key dramatic devices used throughout 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 closer analysis worksheet based upon Shakespeare's dramatic devices; - Dramatic devices definition cards; - A template to help scaffold the main task, complete with P.E.E instructions; - A challenging and thought-provoking worksheet, and an answer sheet for the teacher. All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
TandLGuru
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.
lhowellpratt
Introduction to ShakespeareQuick View

Introduction to Shakespeare

PPT and resources (some adapted and some differentiated). Lesson judged as outstanding previously. Introducing Shakespeare's life.
indychick
OFSTED outstanding context shakespeare lessonQuick View

OFSTED outstanding context shakespeare lesson

Fun, interactive carousel lesson which is differentiated (Red-amber-green) and can be used with KS3. This independent lesson works with both low ability & high ability with careful groupings. All resources there (and ready to teach) with a Powerpoint&lesson plan which can be adapted to your own requirements.
Rascal2602
A Level Shakespeare: Hamlet Scheme of WorkQuick View

A Level Shakespeare: Hamlet Scheme of Work

This is a 8 week (48 lessons) A Level scheme of work for Hamlet including assessments. It is designed to be used with Edexcel A Level Literature Component 1 but can translate easily across boards. It comes with an accompanying PowerPoint of lessons and several resources to be used in activities. The PowerPoint is a comprehensive step-by-step (activity-by-activity) resource to be used alongside the scheme.
somtamntinks
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.
Havs
Much ado about nothing ShakespeareQuick View

Much ado about nothing Shakespeare

21 lessons to support the teaching of the whole play. Resources include opportunities to: -explore context - gender, Elizabethan England, -analyse theme and character presentation -get to grips with Shakespeare's language -analyse imagery -explore Shakespearian insults -write non fiction texts -write persuasively -write news reports -role play
LukeCrawford
Shakespeare's Language QuizQuick View

Shakespeare's Language Quiz

This quick quiz is ideal as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare and is suitable for KS3 or KS4. Pupils are encouraged to guess whether words were invented by Shakespeare, or if they are modern 'fakespeare'. I have selected words that are still widely used to demonstrate how the study of Shakespeare is still relevant.
katehirst8
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet Activity Pack KS2Quick View

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet Activity Pack KS2

This is a selection of resources to support the story of Romeo and Juliet in the book 'Mr William Shakespeare's Plays' by Marcia Williams. It includes comprehension questions, activity worksheets and character name cards (which can be used for a display or drama activity). I have created resources for most of the plays in this book so please take a look at my other resources or why not buy the bundle? If you find the resources useful please leave a friendly comment. Thank you!
PrimaryTopicTeacher
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.
leahdaniellelucy
Shakespeare - OthelloQuick View

Shakespeare - Othello

An extensive bank of resources for teaching Key Stage 4 and/or 5. Theses materials range from lesson starters to focused scene analysis tasks.
mikd78
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet SOWQuick View

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet SOW

This scheme of work is suitable to be used in either GCSE or KS3. This SOW was designed to be used with either Year 9 KS3 students as a thematic study of Romeo and Juliet, or with GCSE students undertaking Edexcel IGCSE English Literature 4ET0 Paper One. This SOW and the accompanying PPTs can easily be adapted to other year groups or exam boards. The SOW directs students to begin their studies by researching the social, historical, and biographical contexts of Romeo and Juliet, then follows with guided reading and analysis of key scenes. The accompanying PPT first takes a scene-by-scene approach, then breaks off into thematic and character studies, then finishes with exam/assessment preparation. Assessment materials - reading and writing- are also included, alongside several presentations, exemplar materials and activities.
somtamntinks