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Irresistible Shakespeare

Author: Carol Rawlings Miller
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Professional Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Make Shakespeare come to life through these exciting, reproducible scenes from his famous plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and As You Like It. Each scene is accompanied by creative mini-lessons and motivating activities to help you and your students explore meter, metaphor, alliteration, imagery, and much more. This book also includes background information, a glossary of helpful terms,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Rawlings Miller
OCLC Number: 1193942492
Target Audience: Grades 5 and up.
Description: 1 online resource (80 pages)
Contents: Part I. Shakespeare Lessons --
Cracking Open a Play --
What's Novel About a Play?: What's at Play in a Novel? --
What's Happening?: A Close Reading Exercise --
Detective Work --
Pop-Up Language --
Teaching Meter: Six Frequently Asked Questions --
Music of Language: The Fundamentals of Meter --
Poetry and Prose --
Iambic Pentameter: What's So Great About It Anyway? --
Poetry Tool Kit --
Part II. Scenes for Study --
Richard III: Determined to Be a Villain --
Henry V: This Story Shall the Good Man Teach His Son --
As You Like It: We Have Seen Better Days --
Taming of the Shrew: Am I Not Christopher Sly? --
Midsummer Night's Dream: The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth --
Romeo and Juliet: Two Blushing Pilgrims --
Glossary for Shakespeare Studies.
Responsibility: by Carol Rawlings Miller.

Abstract:

"Make Shakespeare come to life through these exciting, reproducible scenes from his famous plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and As You Like It. Each scene is accompanied by creative mini-lessons and motivating activities to help you and your students explore meter, metaphor, alliteration, imagery, and much more. This book also includes background information, a glossary of helpful terms, and thoughtful questions to help students interpret the scenes and understand the conventions of Elizabethan drama -- and fall in love with Shakespeare. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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