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Shakespeare For Kids


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Ages 9-18, 12 sessions, 237 pages

If you are teaching Shakespeare to kids or teens, this is hands down, the best lesson plan you will find anywhere. It’s packed with innovative activities that bring the Bard to life. Written by a team of Shakespearean educators, scholars and actors, the lesson plan focuses on four major plays: Hamlet; Macbeth; Romeo and Juliet; and Midsummer Night’s Dream. Students learn the plots of all four plays. They learn to decipher Shakespearean dialogue; and they put on a show at the end featuring excerpts from each play.

  • Main lesson plan (42 pages long!)
  • Collection of dozens of hand-picked monologues ready to print and assign
  • 21 short Shakespeare scripts including condensed versions of entire plays
  • Printable selection of Shakespeare quotes for each play
  • Dozens of original, engaging Shakespeare activities
  • Suggestions for putting on a performance on a shoe-string budget
  • And much more!
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