Much Ado About Nothing - Act 1
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Lady Disdain's diary
A helpful task for understanding those tricky empathy type questions. Pupils write a diary entry as Beatrice after her meeting with Benedick in Act 1, Scene 1.
Dissecting Act 1 Scene 1
Identify the lines of the opening scene that match the events (opening line references refer to the Oxford School edition.)
PEE chart for Act 1 Scene 1
PEE chart that focuses on language and character in this scene.
Storyboard frame for Act 1 Scene 1
Complete the storyboard with pictures and quotations.
Act 1 Scene 1 matching activity
Match the quotations to their modern-day translations. Available as an interactive matching activity.
Act 1, Scenes 2 and 3: Much Ado About Nothing
Activities covering these two brief scenes.
Much Ado About Nothing: the first section. An interactive sequencing exercise.
An interactive exercise - consider how Benedick is feeling at the start of this scene.
Much Ado About Nothing: the first section
An interactive sequencing exercise - consider how Claudio is feeling at the start of this scene.
Act 1 Scene 1 character tasks - teacher copy
A collection of pupil-friendly activities to explore the main characters.
The first section: Much Ado About Nothing
A copy of the section from Act 1 Scene 1 with some teaching and learning activities. Teachit Interactive exercises are also available.
Act 1 Scene 1 character tasks
A collection of pupil-friendly activities to explore the main characters. An interactive activity is also available - match the quotation to the speaker.
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