Tales from Shakespeare Fun Activities

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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Soliloquys

Have each student in class choose a favorite character from one of the stories in the collection. For each character, give the student a soliloquy from the original play. The students should read the soliloquies in class, with the rest of the class trying to figure out which play and character is speaking?

2. Modern Retelling

Particularly in the 1990's, directors and filmmakers chose to modernize Shakespearean plays as a means to making them more approachable to young people. Assign each student in class a...

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