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Shakespeare for Kids

Shakespeare for Kids
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Shakespeare Unbound - the arts,english(9,10) - ABC Splash - Add this to your favourites Shakespeare Unbound Like Shakespeare's stories but think the tights are boring and the old-fashioned language is hard to follow? Splash and Bell Shakespeare bring you some of Shakespeare's most famous scenes set in the modern day. Then meet the actors to hear their interpretations. About this digibook What is Shakespeare Unbound? watch Credits Who is this for? Secondary The Arts, English Years: 9, 10 Source: Bell Shakespeare Find more resources from Bell Shakespeare Copyright information Metadata © Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Education Services Australia Ltd 2012 (except where otherwise indicated). Belongs to the topic: Shakespeare Related keywords: Othello | The Tempest | Julius Caesar | Bell Shakespeare | William Shakespeare | Romeo and Juliet | Macbeth | Hamlet | John Bell What to view next: The value of Shakespeare English Years: 9,10 English: an evolving language English Year: 10 Shakespeare words: the process of language ch ... English Year: 9

Activities & Resources - Kids Love Shakespeare Below, I’ve added several activities that I’ve used in my classroom while exploring Shakespeare. Some of the activities include links to accompanying .PDF files. If you have photos and lessons you’d like to share from your classroom, please contact me! When: After your students are familiar with one or more of Shakespeare’s plays.Prep: Choose a variety of characters from the plays you have studied with your students. When: After your students have completed the guessing game or are fairly familiar with the characters involved.Prep: Gather enough sheets of cardstock so that each of your students has a piece that is at least 8.5 x 11 – but, the bigger the better. When: After your student have created their 3D character portraits.Prep: Attach a large popsicle stick to each character with tape. 4. When: Whenever you would like. Two Kid-Friendly Sonnets Poem: The King’s Hunt Romeo and Juliet Passages Much Ado About Nothing Passages A Midsummer Nights Dream Passages When: Whenever you’d like.

Middle-Earth Timeline - LotrProject 6 October Sam returns to Bag End on his faithful pony, Bill, after seeing of many of his friends at the Grey Havens. 29 September Gandalf, Frodo Baggins, Bilbo Baggins, Galadriel and Elrond leave Middle-earth and pass over the Sea. 22 September Frodo and Sam meet the Last Riding of the Keepers of the Rings in Woody End. Bilbo Baggins becomes 131 years old, the longeviest Hobbit in history. 25 March Elanor the Fair, daughter of Samwise, is born. 24 March The last day of the Third Age, according to the reckoning of Gondor. 13 March Frodo gets ill again, on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob. Frodo feels the pain return again. 1 May Samwise Gamgee marries Rose Cotton. 6 April The mallorn tree planted by Samwise Gamgee in the Party Field begins to flower. Frodo gets ill, on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob. 3 November Battle of Bywater and death of Saruman and Gríma Wormtongue. 2 November The four Hobbits come to Bywater and rouse the Shire-folk. 1 November 30 October 28 October 5 October 25 June

William Shakespeare Quotes at William Shakespeare quotes such as "To be, or not to be" and "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" form some of literature's most celebrated lines. Other famous Shakespeare quotes such as "I 'll not budge an inch", "We have seen better days" ,"A dish fit for the gods" and the expression it's "Greek to me" have all become catch phrases in modern day speech. Furthermore, other William Shakespeare quotes such as "to thine own self be true" have become widely spoken pearls of wisdom. Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Hamlet To be, or not to be: that is the question". - (Act III, Scene I). "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry". - (Act I, Scene III). "This above all: to thine own self be true". - (Act I, Scene III). "Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't.". - (Act II, Scene II). "That it should come to this!". "What a piece of work is man! "In my mind's eye". - (Act I, Scene II).

Time line Click on the date to see related documents, then click on the documents to come back! 1564/William Shakespeare is born to John and Mary Shakespeare in the town of Stratford Upon Avon. Approximately 1570/William begins grammar school. Classic / Great Literature Online

Download RE:Shakespeare - a ground-breaking free app RE:Shakespeare - a ground-breaking free app from the RSC and Samsung The RSC and Samsung are delighted to announce RE:Shakespeare, a new app created to help 11-18 year olds experience Shakespeare like never before. Focusing specifically on Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing, RE:Shakespeare has three interactive sections - Play, Practice and Perform - each reflecting a different stage of learning. 1. Play Tackling Shakespeare head on, three immersive games invite you to lip sync favourite lines; mix beatbox rhythms with Shakespeare's text; and identify Shakespeare's lines from hip-hop lyrics. 2. 3. Introduced by David Tennant, this app is a phenomenal new way to bring Shakespeare to life through technology and is available on the following devices: It is completely free to download from the Google Play Store.

ideasforteachers Here is a list of some of the things we have done in class**. With just a few adjustments, the activities may certainly be used for any book/author the children are reading. Please contact me with questions, comments, or suggestions! After researching Shakespeare's life from several resources, compile a timeline of the major events of his life. Have children recreate journals, pictures and news articles from this event in the character of someone who was present. Brainstorm pairs of characters (ie. **If you are going to use these ideas in a publication or workshop, please give us the credit! Macbeth l Historical Background l Elizabethan World Order Elizabethan World Order This theory, based on the Greek philosopher Aristotle’s concept of the universe, was of great importance to Shakespeare’s contemporaries and was used by him in developing events in his plays. According to this idea, everything in the world had its position fixed by God. The Earth was the centre of the universe and the stars moved around it in fixed routes. In Heaven God ruled over the archangels and angels. high position (such as a King, Nobleman or General) could expect (owing to a change in fortune) to suffer some disappointment or “fall”.

Analysis of Shakespeare's Sonnets and Paraphrase in Modern English Shakespeare's Sonnets The Sonnets are Shakespeare's most popular works, and a few of them, such as Sonnet 18 (Shall I compare thee to a summer's day), Sonnet 116 (Let me not to the marriage of true minds), and Sonnet 73 (That time of year thou mayst in me behold), have become the most widely-read poems in all of English literature. Here you will find the text of each Shakespearean sonnet with commentary for most. More to Explore Introduction to Shakespeare's Sonnets Shakespearean Sonnet Style How to Analyze a Shakespearean Sonnet The Rules of Shakespearean Sonnets The Contents of the Sonnets in Brief Shakespeare's Sonnets: Q & A Theories Regarding the Sonnets Are Shakespeare's Sonnets Autobiographical? Petrarch's Influence on Shakespeare Theme Organization in the Sonnets Shakespeare's Treatment of Love Shakespeare's Greatest Love Poem Shakespeare and the Earl of Southampton The Order of the Sonnets The Date of the Sonnets Who was Mr. Who was The Rival Poet? Shakespeare on Jealousy Shakespeare on Lawyers

7 Funniest Shakespeare Memes - No Sweat Shakespeare We’ve been trawling the internet of late for some comedy takes on Shakespeare to share on the NoSweatShakespeare facebook page, and slowly but surely have stumbled across the internet sub-culture of “memes”. Warning: 30 second internet culture/patronizing lesson coming up! Historically, a meme has meant a discrete “package of culture” that travels via word of mouth – as a joke, song, parable, story etc. – with the idea being transmitted from one person to the next. The word meme (rhymes with “beam”) comes from the Greek word “mimema” (meaning “something imitated”), and is attributed to evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins. In many ways it can be argued that Shakespeare was responsible for many memes himself – think of all the Shakespeare quotes, characters and storylines that pervade modern cultural thought to this day. “Now is the winter of our discount tent” Juliet hits facebook The Romeo & Juliet rant The original ironic Hamlet’s soliloquy as delivered by a PC