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Introduction to Shakespeare: the plays

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Recipe for a Shakespearean comedy
Build on students' prior knowledge of Shakespeare's comedies  … read more
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Shakespeare as a performance
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Match the famous lines
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Shakespeare on show
Encourage creative responses to any of Shakespeare's plays with  … read more
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Sneaky Shakespeare
Students script a scene from one of Shakespeare's well-known  … read more
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Approaching Shakespeare
A practical approach to teaching Shakespeare's plays. Not a scheme  … read more
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The tragedy of Ophelia
Varied activities including a symbolism, image and sequencing  … read more
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Shakespearean tragedy
Rank these elements of Shakespearean tragedy against the plays  … read more
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Romeo and Juliet - the balcony scene. An interactive sequencing exercise.
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Sort Juliet's speech  … read more
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Comedy, tragedy or history
Put Shakespeare's plays into their correct category. Could even  … read more
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How well do you know the play?
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Romeo and Juliet - the balcony scene
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Twelfth Night - the fight scene
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Macbeth: The witches' spell
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Shakespeare quiz
A series of adaptable questions, suitable for any SATS scenes.  … read more
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dear Miss Midsummer ...
One of the lovers writes to an agony aunt at the end of Act 1  … read more
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Hamlet: Inspector Smallbrain's crime scene report
Make notes about the deaths and write up an official report.  … read more
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Hamlet: How they all die
Complete the grid with all the gory details.  … read more
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Witchcraft in Shakespeare's day
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