Tag Archives: iambic

#Literature: Living Iambic Pentameter

A short, humorous introduction to iambic pentameter using sound and motion. Appropriate for grades 3 and up. From Folger Shakespeare Library, the world’s largest collection of Shakespearean materials and a national leader in how Shakespeare is taught.

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#Literature: Akala – Hip-Hop & Shakespeare???

Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it’s power. MOBO award-winning hip hop artist ‘Akala’ is a label owner and social entrepreneur who fuses rap/rock/electro-punk with fierce lyrical storytelling … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be: Time To Teach Teens

Below, you will recognize Hamlet’s famous soliloquy (3.1), from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. How did I use it for a 55 minute class with 3 teens? First, the part of the soliloquy that I used: To be or not to be, … Continue reading

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