Weekly Reader's Read Magazine Presents Simply Shakespeare: Readers Theatre for Young People

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Jennifer L. Kroll
Libraries Unlimited, 2003 - 233 páginas

This collection of scripts includes readers theatre scripts based on Shakespeare's comedies, tragedies, and romances. Each script includes a summary, presentation suggestions, and a character list.

You don't have to look any further to find the best of the Bard! From misalliances and misadventures to romance and comedy, students can explore the wonderful world of Shakespeare through Readers Theatre. This unique collection of 13 scripts from Weekly Reader's Read magazine features age-appropriate play adaptations from some of Shakespeare's greatest and best-known works. Magnificently preserving the flavor of Shakespeare's writings, the language has been modernized so that young readers can easily grasp and appreciate the characters and the plot. Each script is accompanied by a summary, presentation suggestions, and a character list.

The scripts can be used independently (for stand-alone performances) or as precursors to classroom units on Shakespeare (e.g., in conjunction with reading or viewing one of Shakespeare's plays in its original version).

Plays include:

- As You Like It

- Hamlet

- Julius Caesar

- King Lear

- Macbeth

- A Midsummer Night's Dream

- The Merchant of Venice

- Much Ado About Nothing

- Othello^L^DBL Romeo and Juliet

- The Taming of the Shrew

- The Tempest

- Twelfth Night

Grades 6-12

 

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Contenido

As You Like It
1
Prince of Denmark
17
Julius Caesar
33
King Lear
51
Macbeth
69
A Midsummer Nights Dream
91
The Merchant of Venice
107
Much Ado About Nothing
121
Othello
139
Romeo and Juliet
161
Taming of the Shrew
179
The Tempest
199
Twelfth Night
213
Index of Scripts
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Acerca del autor (2003)

JENNIFER L. KROLL is Senior Editor at Weekly Reader.

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