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Episode 20 — Connecting with the Classics
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published November 01, 2009|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students take a postcolonial perspective on the portrayal of Caliban from Shakespeare's The Tempest by comparing it to a modern adaptation of the play.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 23
Based on grade level, students learn about rhyming structure, experiment with the Shakespearean Insult Kit, or study scenes from Othello and watch an adaptation of that scene from the movie O.
Grades 5 – 9 | Calendar Activity |  February 12
Students read the poem “February 12, 1963” and write a poem to commemorate their own birthday.