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  • The Queen Mab speech in Romeo and Juliet can sometimes frustrate and/or confuse students. Prepare them with this new resource, Anticipatory Set and Post Reading for the Queen Mab Speech , located in the Teaching Romeo and Juliet Community. By connecting to a subject ...

  • Good Morning: I am using the power chair activity on the first day! Looking forward to it! We then will discuss power struggles within the novel they read over the summer. -- Mrs. Carol Flanagan Propp English 11 JCC 1510 JCC 1530/40 JCC Public Speaking ...

  • Dear Teaching Colleagues: What's new for you and your students this year? What's happening right now in your classrooms?  We're dying to know what's happening in your classrooms as you kick off another year! Share your plans, your stories, and your notes from the field ...

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    RE: King John?

    Hi! I am a very late-added participant and I LOVE King John! I edited and used it as a work of readers' theater done by students at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, a few years ago. Yes, it can be a bit deadly (wordy, repetitive, political, etc.), but some of the speeches ...

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  • By Folger Education It’s the home stretch! As you wind up this school year and look to summer and beyond, we hope you’ll let us help you refresh, recharge, and revamp. Please join Folger Education and a great group of like-minded teachers for all kinds of online professional development this summer! Save the dates below, and keep an... Continue Reading The post Summer Professional Development with Folger Education—Online!  appeared first on Folger Education .
  • By Folger Education Please join us on the Teacher Member level of Forsooth! (teachingshakespeare.folger.edu) for two weeks of special access to and professional learning with Skip Nicholson, beloved mentor teacher in the Folger family, high school English teacher for over 40 years, AP English and NCTE superstar, and faculty at UC-Riverside Extension! On Thursday, May 10th, at 8:00PM... Continue Reading The post CHAT WITH SKIP NICHOLSON AND THE FOLGER TEACHING FAMILY! appeared first on Folger Education .
  • By Folger Education Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published here on our blog on March 22, 2016. I work at a school for students with learning differences, so I’m always looking for ways to create multiple points of access for every text my students study.  One of my favorite ways of doing that is through multimedia creation. ... Continue Reading The post Throwback Thursday: “A thousand twangling instruments”: Using media production to teach Shakespeare appeared first on Folger Education .