Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting - Romeo é Juliet Part 1/2John delves into the world of Bill Shakespeare's famous star-crossed lovers and examines what the play is about, its structure, and the context in which it was written.
Making Shakespeare relevant to teenagers TODAY! Using engaging video clips (included) and current topics and issues which are in abundance in Shakespeare's many works but non more than Romeo & Juliet. These lessons explore a full range of contrasting themes (love/hate, friends/enemies, parents/children etc) in Romeo and Juliet and also across several modern films including The Titanic, The Dark Knight and The Lion King (clips included) encouraging pupils to recognise and write about the similarities between the themes and characters of these films and R & J whilst developing a love for Shakespeare and making progress with the New GCSE Literature Assessment Objectives, focussing on AO3 Context.
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In which John Green teaches you about Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. Sure, you know Frankenstein the cultural phenomenon, but how much do you know about the novel that started it all? You'll learn about the Romantic movement in English lit, of which Frankenstein is a GREAT example, and you&'ll learn that Frankenstein might just be the first SciFi novel.
The Natives and the EnglishRelations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World.By and large, the history of the Natives and the English was not a happy one, even Thanksgiving wasn't all it&'s cracked up to be.In this episode, youé';ll learn about Wahunsunacawh (who the English called Powhatan), his daughter Pocahontas, King Philip's (aka Metacom) War, and the Mystic Massacre.
In which John Green continues to teach you about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. You'll learn about romantic vs Romantic, the latter of which is a literary movement. John will also look at a few different critical readings of Frankenstein, and you&'ll learn about Victor&';s motivations. We'll also look a little bit at the moral limitations of science, if there are any.
In this video John Green teaches you where American politicians come from. In the beginning, soon after the US constitution was adopted, politics were pretty non-existent. George Washington was elected president with no opposition, everything was new and exciting, and everyone just got along. For several months. Then the contentious debate about the nature of the United States began, and it continues to this day. Washington and his lackey/handler Alexander Hamilton pursued an elitist program of federalism.
100 Book Projects and Activities you can have your students do to accompany the books they have read and to foster a love of reading. A list of ideas to get you started on having a fun year sharing about fiction and nonfiction books.
I have compiled together a bank of homework menus for texts that are often studied. This means in one purchase you will get homework menus for:
Romeo and Juliet
A Christmas Carol
The Boy in the Striped Pyjama's
Lord of the Flies
The Creative Writing homework menu
Each of these homework menu's has 25 separate homework tasks that can be completed to assist students with the understanding of the text, and they can each be easily adapted to be easily set cover work for classes.
Use these quotation cards to play a range of games to help students quickly learn quotations from the play in an engaging way. See preview for details.
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