Age Range: KS3
Young people settle into learning Shakespeare much more quickly when they have some context to the culture for which he was writing. Use these resources to explore the society of Shakespeare’s day. Lesson plans and worksheets include a good balance of material to engage both boys and girls in KS3 Shakespeare. Resources are suitable for Key Stage 3 and include lots of opportunities for extension work.
Topics include: Before permanent theatre; Shakespeare arrives in London; Physical difficulties of writing; Hobbies and sports; Travel and transport; Food and drink; Structure of the theatre; Boys in female roles; An actor's day; Audience behaviour; Costumes; Special effects.
The pack includes 25 web-based homeworks which can be set, completed and
marked online using our Yacapaca
assessment platform. List of
homeworks (requires free Yacapaca membership).