A cheat's guide to The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Resource worksheets on plot, character and theme. Includes a creative writing response in the form of a newspaper article writing task.
Shakespeare's play of the Merchant of VeniceArranged for Representation at the Princess&'s Theatre, with Historical and Explanatory Notes by Charles Kean, F.S.A.
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Let Miss Reegi and our Clipped Classic Video help you share background and the current relevance of Shakespeare's timeless work. Clipped Classics engage students and promote discussion by presenting pertinent information and colorful visuals.
A play-script on the nativity story.
Written in rhyming prose.
Suggestions for traditional carols.
A simple but effective way to tell the Christmas story.
Suitable for KS 1/2
3-page script on Microsoft word.
Approximately 10 – 15 minutes’ long.
Links to RE, Poetry, English, Drama, Music.
A set of texts gathered around the theme of Childhood aimed at guiding pupils in Years 7-9 through the range of text-types they will need to be familiar with to be successful when studying the new GCSE curriculum. Including extracts from Dickens, Bronte and Shakespeare, but also more modern, accessible texts such as Willy Russell's Our Day Out, Harry Potter and Roald Dahl's Boy, this collection aims to provide a wide range of texts through which to study the range of skills vital in the new curriculum, such as pre-19th Century Literature, poetry, comparison of theme and time period, language and structural features. Could also easily be used with a GCSE group in preparation for their literature examination.
A booklet with 17 different texts centred around the theme of childhood, including modern fiction, pre-19th Century fiction, a play excerpt and poetry.
A suggested list of tasks to accompany the texts