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Richard III - Act 1

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Anne meets Richard
A look at the language features of the start of Act 1 Scene 2.
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Thou dost infect mine eyes!
A fun resource to help students understand the nature and volume of Lady Anne's insults in Act 1 Scene 2.
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Lady Anne's soliloquy
Helps pupils explore the language in the soliloquy.
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Game, set and match
A fun matching game to look at the retorts Richard and Anne use in Act 1 Scene 2. See who gets the upper hand!
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Setting the scene for Richard's meeting with Anne
A simple cloze procedure explaining the state of play before Richard meets with Anne in Act 1 Scene 2.
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True or false task based on Act 1, Scene 2
A series of statements about the wooing scene between Richard and Anne. Students have to decide if they're true or false - suggest they use the text! Teacher copy provided.
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Crossword with a twist! (Act 1 Scene 2)
A crossword grid with the answers written in. Students have to write the questions for the answers - particularly good for the more able. (Can write straight or cryptic clues.)
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Find and replace
Find the relevant quotation for the modern version.
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A route through Act 1 Scene 1
Questions, suggested points to annotate, and a copy of the extract.
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Class activities for lines 1-41
Perform the speech, summarise the main ideas and explore the language and imagery.
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Direct Richard - lines 1-41
Useful handout of the speech with suggested emotions.
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Now is the winter of our discontent
Handy notes and glossary for this speech (lines 1-41).
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Metaphors in Richard's first speech
Activity designed to recap metaphors and other imagery and examine how Richard III uses them in his first speech. The original resource is followed by a differentiated version for use with students with SEN.
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Exploring the opening speech
An engaging task - add line breaks to the opening speech.
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Rhetorical features in Richard III
Spot the persuasive techniques in the opening soliloquy - a copy of this is provided.
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Understanding Richard's first words
A cut up and sequence activity for the opening of the play.
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Getting the audience's attention: Richard III Act 1 Scene 1
Questions on the opening speech for Level 4-5 ability.
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Richard III opening scene questions
Worksheet to secure understanding of opening of Richard III.
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Write a letter to King Edward from his wife
Informal letter writing resource to secure knowledge of the opening to Richard III.
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Richard III multiple choice Act 1 Scene 1
Multiple choice activity for beginning of the play. Read the statements and circle the correct answer.
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I like to give Act 1 Scene 5 to students before we read the scene in Macbeth. We read the first part aloud together and then in pairs students find quotations. This helps them to decipher the language while still being supported by others.  

Karin Barratt, Teacher 

   

 

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