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SparkTeach: Much Ado About Nothing

SparkTeach: Much Ado About Nothing

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Overview

Teaching guides and lesson plans designed to make classic literature engaging and relevant to today’s students!
 
This comprehensive book of lesson plans, projects, discussion questions, reproducible worksheets, and more provides teachers with everything they need to engage middle- and high-school students in the study of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
 
Each SparkTeach Guide includes:
• Dozens of lessons and contextual “Real Life Lens” discussion prompts
• “Big Idea Question” prompts, activities, and projects that explore the work’s key themes
• Poetics lesson plans
• Film comparative lesson plans
• Exercises in studying the play’s use of metaphor, simile, personification, and motifs
• Lesson plans for differentiated instruction
• Reproducible worksheets and lesson assessments that build reading, vocabulary, and comprehension skills
• Answer keys
• Student rubrics
 
There are also tips for class planning and management, ideas for personalizing content, Common Core references, and more, making this the perfect resource to engage students in literature study that’s meaningful, exciting, and above all, FUN.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411480049
Publisher: Spark
Publication date: 02/02/2021
Series: SparkTeach , #12
Pages: 108
Sales rank: 425,355
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Welcome to SparkTeach! 5

Tips for Class Planning and Management 6

What's Included in SparkTeach? 7

What Makes Real-Life Lens Lessons Unique? 8

SparkTeach and the Common Core State Standards 11

Guidelines for Student Assessment 11

Part 2 SparkTeach Much Ado About Nothing Lesson Plans 13

Real-Life Lens Lesson: Tricks and Lies 14

Poetics Lesson: Prose in the Play 24

Film Lesson: Through the Directors' Eyes 31

Part 3 Worksheets and Handouts 33

Vocabulary Builder List: Shakespeare Speak 34

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Archaic Language 38

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Shakespearean Stage Directions 43

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Film Terms 47

Poetics Worksheet: Metaphor and Simile 52

Contextual Support: Renaissance Concepts of Love and Marriage 60

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Deciphering Dogberry's Malapropisms 64

Reading Skills Worksheet: Beatrice in Her Own Words 68

Reading Skills Worksheet: Love and Marriage 73

Reading Skills Worksheet: Character Focus: Hero 76

Reading Skills Worksheet: Elements of Comedy 79

Reading Skills Worksheet: "The Merry War of Wits" 82

Real-Life Lens Worksheet: Driving Questions 87

Real-Life Lens Worksheet: The Path of True Love 89

Poetics Worksheet: Prose in the Play 91

Film Worksheet: Through the Directors' Eyes 93

Part 4 Postmortem 97

Rubric for Student Assessment 98

Student Reflection Worksheet 102

Teacher Reflection Worksheet 103

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