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
Game/quiz
Complete lesson
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
Genre
Heritage
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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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1773.doc31 KB
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Shakespeare for key stage 3
Drama
Reading
Literature
English
Main Subject
English
Resource type
Starter/Plenary
Game/quiz
Author
William Shakespeare
Authors
William Shakespeare
Time period
Pre-1900
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