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Bring Shakespeare to Life with Online Discussions

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Have you been looking for a way to shake up your Shakespeare curriculum with fun creative activities? In this webinar, we will show you how to encourage students to enjoy the language instead of being intimidated by it. We will explore how students can pair their favorite music with scenes from Shakespeare's famous plays with the Shakespeare Soundtrack Project, and s how students can vent their frustrations in original insult sonnets using the Bard's witty wording. You will discover how to invite the drama into your classroom with modern re-writes, comic strips and dramatic re-enactments. These activities and more will help you bring Shakespeare to life for your students!


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Thursday, December 8, 2011 @ 2:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Credit Hours: 1
Categories: Blended Learning, Communication & Collaboration, Reading & Writing, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: Blended Learning, Communication and Collaboration, creative, explore, plays, Shakespeare, Tools for 21st Century Student Projects

Reviews (10)

Full Member
Thank you for the ideas to deepen the understanding and enjoyment of the plays.
Full Member
fantastic info... i remember loving teaching 8th grade ELA and Midsummer's Night Dream we did lots of the acting and dialogue and reading discussing together but i love the online components! thanks again!
Basic Member
Great presentation
Basic Member
Loved it!
Basic Member
Basic Member
Huge advocate of online discussions. Great source for introducing Shakespeare. I used some of this in 8th grade and most of the students said it was their favorite unit!
Basic Member
Great resource!
Basic Member
A very informative webinar. Thanks!.
Full Member
Great webinar!
Full Member
This sounds like a fun way to teach Shakespeare and is so adaptable to other works. Thank you.
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