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Teaching Shakespeare's Life

Shakespeare's Life

This text provides a brief overview of William Shakespeare's life.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: Shakespeare's Tragedies/Comedies (Text 1)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Shakespeare's plays. Assign this text prior to reading one of Shakespeare’s plays. Encourage students to think about how social norms and customs of the time might have influenced Shakespeare’s work.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20Shakespeare%27s%20Tragedies%20Lit%20Set%20Guide%20%281%29.pdf">Click here to download the Teaching Guide for the "Shakespeare's Tragedies" Lit Set</a>\n<br><b

Folger Shakespeare Library

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Shakespeare's life experiences influence his work?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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