Shakespeare: A Teaching Guide

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Make Shakespeare accessible and enjoyable for all your students - not just your "scholars"!

These innovative strategies tap the varied talents students bring with them to class: an intuitive understanding of people, athletic grace and energy, a sense of humour...

Each chapter includes preparation tips, class management suggestions and evaluation guidelines.

This is a terrific resource to help your students overcome "Shakespeare anxiety" and to make your teaching an enjoyable, rewarding experience!

Some suggested approaches include

  • using pantomime and "live sculpture"
  • starring students in soliloquies
  • Acting out short scenes - writing five kinds of papers
  • inventing diaries for characters
  • performing parodies of scenes
  • videoing a scene
  • using student directors
  • removing barriers to Shakespeare's language
  • taking an imaginary visit to the Globe Theatre