Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard's Influence on Today's World
With 25 Great Projects
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With History Projects for Kids
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Does the weather fascinate you? Are you curious about where storms get their strength? Do you ever think about what the long-term effect of weather patterns will be on the earth? Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to three women working in meteorology who are making an impact and$9.95 - $19.95
Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days
Selected as a “recommended title” by the Kansas National Education Association’s Reading Circle Commission Finish Strong: Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days is the inspiring true story of the ultimate marathon experience! Dave McGillivray, Boston Marathon Race Director, joined a team in 2018 to attempt the World Marathon Challenge. The first marathon was a desert—but not$16.95
The Old School House Magazine
“This book does an excellent job of making Shakespeare come alive for young people and successfully conveys the timelessness of Shakespeare's plays.” Read the complete review online.
“Continually connects Shakespeare's themes, plots, and characters to the present day, demonstrating the relevance of Shakespeare with subtlety and flair.” Read the complete review online.
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Detailed Book Description
Shakespeare didn't write zombie flicks, but without the play Romeo and Juliet, the movie Warm Bodies would never have been made! In Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard's Influence on Today's World, readers explore the language and themes of five Shakespeare plays and discover their reach in today's books, music, and movies.
- Equips readers with critical reading skills that extend beyond the boundaries of Shakespeare's work.
- Shows a pattern of literature being built on a foundation of historical texts.
- Activities encourage the development of comparing and contrasting, looking for detailed evidence, making deductions, and applying critical analysis to a wide variety of media.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Shakespeare Past and Present
Romeo and Juliet
The Romeos and Juliets of Today
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
The Hamlets of Today
Twelfth Night Today
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Midsummer Night Magic of Today