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The Tempest

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Tempering 'The Tempest'
Ten activities centring around the relationship between Caliban and Prospero. Designed for lower ability students working in mainstream. This resource includes Matching, Yes No and Sequencing interactive activities.
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Teachers TV video - drama strategies
A programme showing a range of techniques that can be used to explore 'The Tempest' with KS3 students.
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Who's who?
A lovely, clear diagram depicting the characters of the play and their relationships.
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Wonderful you
A set of comprehension questions on the Act 3 Scene 1.
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The love stuff
A lovely resource for pupils to use to chart the development of Miranda and Ferdinand's relationship.
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Quotation detective
A great resource to get pupils digging out quotations from Act 1 Scene 2 and Act 3 Scene 1. Useful for revision after both scenes have been studied.
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Tempest Taboo!
A quick starter or plenary activity that engages students in a lively way and gets them actively involved with the text. Helps build speaking and listening skills.
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Who said that?
A lovely resource where pupils identify key themes and ideas in Act 3 Scene 2 and Act 4 Scene 1.
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Act 3 Scene 2 and Act 4 Scene 1 grids
Key quotations for Stephano and Caliban to enable students to analyse character and motivation.
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A cloze for each act
This resource contains cloze passages for each act in the play. Also includes extension tasks.
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Quotation detective - find the evidence!
Students are given a series of statements about Act 3 scene 2 and Act 4 scene one, and have to find the evidence to support them. Useful as revision.
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Activities on the opening
Pre-reading activities and activities on Act 1 Scene 1 of The Tempest. (You could follow this with the resource called Performing Act 1 Scene 1.)
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Quick quiz
Useful as a settler for chatty year 9 groups or as a homework task. (Page two of this resource is the answer sheet.)
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Debate!
A class debate with two motions regarding Prospero's treatment of Caliban in 'The Tempest'. This resource includes debating rules and guidance.
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Design your own island
A six week project of creative writing tasks. At the end of the project students will have designed their own island.
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'Crunched' version of The Tempest made by Teachit's Cruncher
A listing of all words with a frequency of 4 and above, in order of ascending frequency. The list is split roughly between Lexical words and Grammatical Words. Interesting discoveries are highlighted. These would need to be checked in context.
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Do you know the question?
This activity asks students to provide the questions instead of the answers. A handy revision activity.
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Stand up if...
Learn or revise who's who in the play with this fun starter / plenary.
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Stage directions
A worksheet focusing on Shakespeare's use of stage directions and their importance.
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Who's who - teacher's answers
Answers to the matching activity.
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Who's Who?
Match the characters to their descriptions and explore their importance in the play. Also available as an interactive matching game.
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Writing a timed essay
An essay question and advice for writing under timed conditions.
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Sample questions
Eight possible essay questions.
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How would you direct these scenes?
Answering a question about the play in performance.
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Introducing the plot and characters
Learn who's who in the play through this introductory summary and accompanying activities.
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Bingo - instructions and clues
A great starter activity.
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The Tempest: Miranda's agony aunt letter
Explore the language, style and structure of problem page letters and produce your own.
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Giving evidence
Using PEE to help achieve a Level 5.
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AS essay titles
A series of possible essay questions on the text.
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A scheme of work
A complete scheme of work with resources for low-mid ability Y12 students; also useful for GCSE and possibly KS3.
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Study pack for the complete play
A mixed, multi-level resource with large variety of VAK activities and an emphasis on drama and staging. Created for KS5 but also potentially useful for KS3.
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Questions after Act 5
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Magic, transformation, structure and language
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Writing an effective essay introduction
Look at examples and write your own.
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Use this chart to keep track of when and how magic is used
Consider - is the use of magic benign or malignant?
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Desert island decisions
You are the sole survivors of a shipwreck and are washed up on a desert island… Includes instructions and role cards.
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