The Merchant of Venice- Shakespeare Made Easy

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Shakespeare's plays are thought-provoking and complex texts that explore the human themes of romance, deceit, tragedy, comedy, and revenge. These activity guides are designed by teachers for teachers to help students navigate the complexity. Each guide contains a total of 30 activities divided into six sections of four activities and one review. At the end of each guide is a final test, a variety of culminating activities, and an answer key. Each reproducible activity book is ...
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Overview


Shakespeare's plays are thought-provoking and complex texts that explore the human themes of romance, deceit, tragedy, comedy, and revenge. These activity guides are designed by teachers for teachers to help students navigate the complexity. Each guide contains a total of 30 activities divided into six sections of four activities and one review. At the end of each guide is a final test, a variety of culminating activities, and an answer key. Each reproducible activity book is approximately 68-pages
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599051352
  • Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Series: Shakespeare Made Easy
  • Pages: 68
  • Age range: 15 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents


To the Teacher     v
Introduction to the Play     vi
Introduction to Shakespeare     xvii
Introducing the Melancholy Antonio (Act one, Scene 1)     1
Portia's Assessment of Her Suitors (Act one, Scene 2)     2
Introducing Shylock (Act one, Scene 3)     3
Character Assessment (Act one)     4
Review     5
The Prince of Morocco Takes a Chance (Act two, Scene 1)     6
Jessica's Letter to Lorenzo (Act two, Scenes 3 and 4)     7
Morocco's Choice (Act two, Scene 6)     8
Shylock (Acts one and two)     9
Review     10
Shylock's Famous Speech (Act three, Scene 1)     11
Bassanio's Choice and Yours (Act three, Scene 2)     12
Appeals (Act three, Scene 2)     13
A Portrait of Portia     14
Review     15
Newspaper Report (Act four, Scene 1 and Acts 1-3)     17
Portia's ("Balthazar's") Reasoning (Act four, Scene 1)     18
Seeing Both Sides (Act four, Scene 1)     19
Explaining to Portia (Act four, Scene 1)     20
Review     21
Lorenzo and Jessica Wax Poetic (Act five, Scene 1)     22
"So shines a good deed in a naughty world." (Act five,Scene 1, and All Acts)     23
Getting the Whole Story (Act five, Scene 1)     24
Predictions     25
Review     26
Jessica Victim or Villain?     28
Headlining the Play     29
Titling the Play     30
Symbolism     31
Review: Sequence of Events     32
The Merchant of Venice Final Test     33
The Venice Times     35
The Merchant of Venice in Fifteen Minutes     36
Research Report     37
Essay     38
Current Events and The Merchant of Venice     39
Answer Key     40
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