Introduction to Shakespeare

This collection of introductory resources will help students get to grips with Shakespeare's language and his use of iambic pentameter and includes worksheets and activities to explore his life, the Globe theatre and the historical context of his work, as well as the dramatic features of tragedy and comedy. There are also some fun resources exploring Shakespearian insults and Elizabethan medicine.  

 

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Main Subject
English
Category
English
Literature
Reading
Drama
Shakespeare for key stage 3
Resource type
Teaching ideas
Author
William Shakespeare
Genre
Heritage
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Starter/Plenary
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Genre
Heritage
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Language analysis
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Game/quiz
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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Main Subject
English
Category
Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Genre
Heritage
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Differentiated
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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Main Subject
English
Category
Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Starter/Plenary
Game/quiz
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Context: author
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Context: historical/cultural
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
File
28.5 KB
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Main Subject
English
Category
Context: historical/cultural
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Genre
Heritage
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Context: historical/cultural
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Genre
Heritage
Time period
Pre-1900
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Main Subject
English
Category
Writing for purpose and audience
Writing
Language
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Student activity
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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