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Shakespeare's Wars Meet Star Wars
Films should motivate student interest in the plays. A case study by Anne Turner, Folger Shakespeare Library.
Director for a Day: A Middle Schooler's View from the Balcony
Let students call the shots. A case study by Rebecca Field, sixth and eighth grade teacher.
Even Shakespeare "borrowed" plot lines once in a while. A case study by Ron Clark, twelfth grade teacher.
Putting Out the Light
Students dissect a scene from a film version of "Othello." A case study by Sarah Kirkpatrick, 10th grade teacher.
Shakespeare on Film
Trace the evolution of film adaptations of the Bard's best works and how educators have used them in the classroom. An in-depth article by Michael LoMonico, editor, Shakespeare magazine.
Comparing Film Adaptations
Using different versions of "Hamlet" in the classroom. A lesson plan by Tom Fitzgerald, high school English teacher.
Shakespearean Comedy on Film
Examine the different types of humor in Shakespeare's plays. A lesson plan by Tom Fitzgerald, high school English teacher.
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