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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Context: author
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Context: historical/cultural
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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1772.doc28.5 KB
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Language analysis
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Game/quiz
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Starter/Plenary
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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3416.doc35 KB
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Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Differentiated
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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Context: historical/cultural
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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biograp.pdf191.19 KB
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biograp.docx21.56 MB
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Context: historical/cultural
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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biograp2.pdf33.22 KB
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biograp2.doc60 KB
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Context: historical/cultural
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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globe.doc391.5 KB
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globe.pdf171.12 KB
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Context: author
Drama
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Literature
English
Context: historical/cultural
Main Subject
English
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Complete lesson
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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treasure.pdf240.89 KB
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treasure.doc391 KB
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Context: historical/cultural
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Literature
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Context: author
Main Subject
English
Resource type
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Student activity
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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treasurtc.doc97 KB
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Writing for purpose and audience
Writing
Language
English
Main Subject
English
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Worksheet
Student activity
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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ishleaf.doc85.5 KB
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ishleaf.pdf35.96 KB
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Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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transcsp.pdf106.72 KB
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Explanation texts
Writing for purpose and audience
Writing
Language
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Student activity
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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shakinfo.doc92 KB
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shakinfo.pdf77.85 KB
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English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
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Student activity
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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19343.doc43.5 KB
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Understanding the plot
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Character study
Prose
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Worksheet
Revision
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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20404.doc116 KB
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