Everything you need to understand or teach King of Shadows by Susan Cooper.
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper is a tale about a young boy's journey to overcome his devastating past in exchange for a hopeful future. Nat is an orphan who escapes into the world of the theatre to avoid his sadness. Nat is magically transported back to Elizabethan England, where he becomes apprenticed to William Shakespeare, who helps Nat learn to face his emotions and properly grieve his parents.
King of Shadows Lesson Plans contain 131 pages of teaching material, including: