Drama Activity for Schools-Name that Shakespeare Play

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Fun learning game in which students identify Shakespeare plays by reading a one-sentence clue!

If you are teaching Shakespeare, you must have this lesson! We’ve created one-sentence clues to every Shakespeare play. Students must name the play described in the clue.

Included are:
  • Instructions for using the lesson to play a Shakespeare Game Show in your classroom
  • Printable worksheets for younger students AND older students
  • Answer key
  • Printable versions of the clues to put into a hat

Examples of Shakespeare clues:

An aged King gives his kingdom away to the wrong daughters. (King Lear)

A duke, stranded on a desert island with his daughter, learns magic and uses it to his advantage. (The Tempest)

When a shipwreck separates twins in a foreign land, each thinks the other is dead. (Twelfth Night)

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