Shakespeare's Insults: Demystifying Language

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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.

  • Yr_Intro Shakespeare_Lesson 4.ppt
  • Shakespeare Insults for Whole Class.doc
  • Shakespeare Insults Dictionary.doc
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Yr_Intro Shakespeare_Lesson 4

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Shakespeare Insults for Whole Class

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Shakespeare Insults Dictionary

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CreatedMay 31, 2011
UpdatedMar 4, 2014
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  • 5

    Great! Can't wait to use these resources to introduce Romeo and Juliet! :D

  • 5

    This is amazing. I am really looking forward to class tomorrow because I'm sure we'll have a lot of fun with this! Thank you so much for sharing. You're wonderful! :)

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    user avatarfunfaith3 years agoReport

    Thank you. These are great! You are a hero :-)

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    user avatarmwelke4 years agoReport

    I was looking for a quick fun activity to showcase our high school when the gr 9's come for a tour. This is perfect and I will try it out in my English classes also

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    user avatarag_4675 years agoReport

    Really helpful & a great resource. Thanks for uploading.