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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Allís Well that Sells Well: A Creative Introduction to Shakespeare
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
- Product List for Commercials
- Commercial Presentation Rubric
- Commercial Presentation Planning Sheet
- Compare and Contrast Chart Graphic Organizer
- Review the background information for Elizabethan England, The Globe Theater, and Broadway performances by familiarizing yourself with the links provided in the Theater Comparison Instructions and Resources or others to which you may provide student access. Note that the Broadway and Fandango sites do have advertisements and ticket sales.
- Preview the Virtual tour from the Shakespeare's Globe Website and ensure that you have the appropriate software and plug-ins installed. If possible, obtain a projector to display the tour to the class. If this is not possible, bookmark the site on each computer that students will be using.
- Arrange for student access to computers and Internet in Session One and for any other additional research time.
- Prepare copies of the Commercial Presentation Planning Sheet and Commercial Presentation Rubric.
- Print one copy of the Product List for Commercials, cut it into strips, and place the strips in a box, bag, or hat for student drawings.
- Print the Theater Comparison Instructions and Resources or make it available online.
- You may wish to consult ReadWriteThink lessons Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising and/or Persuading Readers with Endorsement Letters for additional background and teaching ideas related to commercials and advertisements.
- Test the Venn diagram and ReadWriteThink Notetaker on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tools and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.