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The teaching of Shakespeare in the high school

Gertrude Dorothy Halbritter

The teaching of Shakespeare in the high school

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The teaching of Shakespeare in the high school by Gertrude Dorothy Halbritter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Teaching Shakespeare is a major contribution to the knowledge and expertise of all teachers of Shakespeare in schools, colleges and institutions of higher education. It makes explicit the principles of active learning which underpin Cambridge School Shakespeare, and helps teachers to develop their existing good practice/5(5).

: Teaching Shakespeare in the high school (Literary heritage; a Macmillan teacher's handbook): Evans, Bertrand: Books. The Cambridge School Shakespeare series was invaluable when I started teaching Shakespeare–their core belief is that the plays should be acted and watched, and the books are full of creative, out-of-your-seat ideas for each section of the play.

Get out of the classroom. TEACHING SHAKESPEARE IN THE SECONDARY ENGLISH CLASSROOM 10 high school student’s ability to learn Shakespeare (Gibson, ). Additionally, many students feel dissociated from Shakespeare’s works and are not able to connect with the themes, text, or characters in the plays (Gibson, ).Author: Leah Sutton.

Well, I am a former high school English teacher and I have been told three times that "these students won't learn Shakespeare." I took those words as a challenge and smiled, "we'll see." Perhaps you are facing a class full of students who have no interest in reading, never mind reading Thee's and Thou's.

Try these out with your students and let us know how they go. Easing into Shakespeare with a Modern Sonnet. Petrarch, Father of the Sonnet.

Close Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets. The English Sonnet: Michael Drayton. Sonnet Performances: Shakespeare’s Sonnets as Scripts.

Today, the Folger Shakespeare Library Editions are the most popular Shakespeare texts used in American high school classrooms. In and inRomeo and Juliet was the top seller, followed by Hamlet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, and Julius Caesar.

In fact, studying Shakespeare is a requirement in the Common Core English Language Arts standards, mentioned in specific standards throughout high school. For example, in ninth and tenth grades.

teaching Shakespeare, the smaller goals of teaching students to understand his complex characters, themes, dramatic structure and media, and artistic techniques all add up to helping students understand complexity in general. Great literature, like Shakespeare’s, is complex – mostly, because life is complex.

Some examples of. Step 2 – Divide students into small groups of three-to-four students. Analyze Poems. Step Each student needs to choose a poem and analyze it in poems can be assigned by the teacher or chosen by the student.

I recommend a trip to the computer lab for Shakespeare’s sonnets browsing. Teaching Shakespeare with Picture Books. Thanks to Jim Weiss, I discovered A Midsummer Night’s Dream. If we had studied this play in high school instead of Hamlet, I might have a little better appreciation for Shakespeare.

Anyhow, the kids and I enjoyed listening to Jim Weiss retell some fun Shakespeare. Shmoop Romeo & Juliet – This site offers an online middle school course (easily used for high school too), as well as printable charts to help explain plot and character, quizzes, quotes, analysis and more.

5 Days of High School Shakespeare. In this High School Shakespeare series I will be covering each one of these topics and linking to them. As a high school English teacher, I can use this service of NY Times for multiple grade levels and multiple works of Shakespeare. This service took potential hours of searching for current relevance to Shakespeare’s work and condensed it to a.

Teaching Shakespeare Sonnets Easing into Shakespeare with a Modern Sonnet – Modern sonnets can be more accessible than Shakespeare’s to most students, and one of Millay’s can be a good introduction to both a classic form of the sonnet and to one of its most recurrent and popular themes, lost love.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evans, Bertrand, Teaching Shakespeare in the high school. New York Macmillan [©] (OCoLC)   Act 1 Scene 2 from “Twelfth Night”. (Photo: Folger Education) I work at a college preparatory school for students with language based learning differences, and I teach a yearlong course on the works of Shakespeare.

My students’ learning profiles are diverse. I like to say that the only thing my students have in common is that they all. TEACHING GUIDE SHAKESPEAREONFILM Historical Perspective: Student Activity Sheet 1 The Value of Shakespeare The name Shakespeare is a very familiar one, not only in the UK but also around the world.

In his lifetime, Shakespeare produced plays and poetry that continue to be read and performed today. AlthoughFile Size: KB. Teaching Modules Become a Teacher Member and get access to even more classroom resources, lesson plans, and online professional development.

These modules have been created by classroom teachers and curated by the Folger Shakespeare Library. import to today's world make Macbeth an excellent choice for teaching to high school students.

This study guide offers ideas for presenting Macbeth to a high school class. The activities have been divided into sections: 1. a brief literary overview, including a synopsis and.

A Guide to Teaching the Interpretation of Shakespeare's "As You Like It". This guide from the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute is designed for high-school students. Speak What We Feel: An Introduction to King Lear.

This is a college-level analysis of King Lear. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: â€⃜You Kiss by the Book'. Shakespeare was a Black Woman With emphasis on Son "this is an introductory lesson for students first encountering a Shakespeare play or sonnet and/or in conjunction with Civil Rights studies." Don't miss the audio clip of Maya Angelou reading the first 4 lines.

Teaching Shakespeare: Introducing Iambic Pentameter. One of the many, many videos from the Royal Shakespeare Company, this video is a great place to start for teachers. It provides some hands-on ways to introduce rhythm in Shakespeare’s works.

Romeo and Juliet Curriculum Guide Introduce Romeo and Juliet to high school students through performance-based teaching strategies. The lesson plans in this curriculum guide give students practice reading a 17th century text and help them make.

Because of his place in the canon, Shakespeare may be over-represented in a school’s curriculum (some schools, I discovered, have students. Bring on the Bard: Active Drama Approaches for Shakespeare’s Diverse Student Readers.

A deep dive into the rich resources available for teaching Shakespeare’s plays, Bring on the Bard is for every high school teacher—early career to veteran—looking for new, hands-on activities to draw students of all ability levels into the work and world of Shakespeare.

I just went through the entire list and counted and from middle school through high school (6 years) we were required to read 59 of these books. Split that evenly across 6 years is roughly 10 books a year. Roughly a book a month. Which isn't bad.

And you have to also remember that some of these are more like short stories than actual novels. What Teachers Say About the Folger Method “The Folger Method has changed how I teach not just Shakespeare but everything. It has transformed my classroom, my students, and me.” – High school English teacher, Iowa “With this method, my students are reading more deeply than they ever have before.

A quick scan of the network will reveal hundreds of lessons and teaching ideas on the most popular Shakespeare plays studied in school, but here is a guide to some : Emily Drabble. How can high school and college teachers help their students get the most out of studying Shakespeare.

In Performance Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare, Edward L. Rocklin offers teachers a wide array of concepts and practices to explore with their students specific performances as well as the performance potentials of a Shakespeare text. Examining drama.

Every year, Shakespeare’s Globe and Deutsche Bank produce a full-scale 90 minute production of a Shakespeare play in the Globe Theatre designed especially for young people.

The production is accompanied by CPD sessions for teachers, workshops for students and an online website with interactive teaching resources.

AND his book on Shakespeare is pretty interesting too. 40 everyday phrases we use today that can be attributed to Shakespeare. 9th Grade English High School English Teaching Literature Teaching Aids Teaching Theatre Romeo And Juliet Characters Romeo Und Julia Shakespeare Characters British Literature.

Joonee: I had some books of Shakespeare stories for children when I was growing up and I loved them, so I’ve always known that Shakespeare would appeal to young people if it was introduced to them in a fun way.

We started out with high school kids; we presented “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with the original text but placing it in an. Love it or loathe it, Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" has served as a rite of passage for high school students for generations.

In addition to the Bard, teachers have long relied on Socrates. Teaching Shakespeare is a major contribution to the knowledge and expertise of all teachers of Shakespeare in schools, colleges and institutions of higher education.

It makes explicit the principles of active learning which underpin Cambridge School Shakespeare, and helps teachers to develop their existing good practice/5(16). - Long live the Bard. Try these lessons and activities to make the works of William Shakespeare come to life for your students.

See more ideas about Shakespeare, Teaching and Teaching english pins. Shakespeare and the Common Core When I first started teaching, I think I probably taught Shakespeare. If you’d come into my classroom twenty years ago and asked, “Mr. Kaplan, what are you teaching today?” I might have said, “Well you see some woo.

Teaching Shakespeare this way helps my students explore the deeper meaning of Romeo and Juliet and present their understanding in a way that’s engaging for them. By removing the awkward stand-and-speak aspect of traditional classroom Shakespeare, I believe I help my students fully embrace : Nicholas Provenzano.

William Shakespeare should be taught in high schools in an entertaining fashion so the high school student will appreciate his genius, keen insights, and talents. A strategy to accomplish this goal starts with simple material and progresses to the more difficult.

Shakespeare's personal and historical background are presented in a short lecture, and summarized and reviewed in a Author: Sherri R. Dienstfrey. Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's ghastliest plays, loaded with violence and the supernatural.

High school students should love it. Read on to discover some. Teaching rhetorical devices through Shakespeare’s plays not only provides an introduction to the most compelling characters and plots in English literature, but also equips learners with the skills they will need to handle a range of everyday situations, from negotiating time off work to asking a favour of a friend.

Theme: Lust for Power Can Lead to Loss of Humanity. Summary, theme openers, cross curricular activities, research assignments from McDougal Littel. Plot summary, themes, discussion of witchcraft, essay topics, more. A variety of post-reading activities, organized by level of difficulty.

A variety of post-reading activities. Some projects.