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Group One
A Shakespeare Timeline: 1564 Birth and Early Years.

 

Level One Gathering:

Why is April 23rd considered the date of Shakespeare's birth?

What do we know about Shakespeare's parents and siblings?

What did Shakespeare's course of study (curriculum) include? How many days a week did he attend school and how long was a typical school day?

Level Three Application:

Do you think the study of Classic Western Culture (Greek and Latin/Roman Literature) is still relevant today? Why? Why not?

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

 

Describe a memorable experience of going to a live, professional theatrical performance (e.g. a play, a musical, a dance company - something other than a strictly musical concert). If you had a choice between live theater or going to a movie, which would you choose? Explain why.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Two
A Shakespeare Timeline:  1599 The Great Globe .
 

Level One Gathering:

Identify the four types of Shakespearean Works.

In August, 1596 Shakespeare's only son Hamnet died.  Find the lines from one of his plays that appear to express his grief over the loss of his son (identify the name of the play and include the lines).

List the names of the four main theaters during Shakespeare’s time.

What caused the destruction of the Globe (when did this occur)?

When was the Globe finally rebuilt (during whose reign)?

Level Three Applying:

Why did the Puritans close down the theater? 

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

Describe a memorable experience of going to a live, professional theatrical performance (e.g. a play, a musical, a dance company - something other than a strictly musical concert). If you had a choice between live theater or going to a movie, which would you choose? Explain why.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Three
A Shakespeare Timeline: 1603 King’s Man.
 

 

Level One Gathering:

When did the Jacobean Age begin?

Sometime between 1599 and 1601 Shakespeare wrote Hamlet, and from Hamlet on, until about 1608…Shakespeare's vision turned to tragedy. 

What is an example from this time period that points to Shakespeare's acclaim as a playwright?

Level Two Processing:

Determine the three most significant proposed reasons for Shakespeare’s “shift” to tragic plays during these years.

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

Describe a memorable experience of going to a live, professional theatrical performance (e.g. a play, a musical, a dance company - something other than a strictly musical concert). If you had a choice between live theater or going to a movie, which would you choose? Explain why.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Four
A Shakespeare Timeline: Death 1616

Level One Gathering:

What is the epitaph on Shakespeare's grave?

In his will what did Shakespeare leave for his wife Anne?

Level Three Applying:

Create your own epitaths.

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

 

Describe a memorable experience of going to a live, professional theatrical performance (e.g. a play, a musical, a dance company - something other than a strictly musical concert). If you had a choice between live theater or going to a movie, which would you choose? Explain why.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, using the A Shakespeare Timeline link: Select one piece of biographical information that you discovered about Shakespeare from one of the other periods in his life.

Comment on what this tells you about his personality and/or his ambitions.

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using NoodleTools, create three bibliography entries and note cards based on your research.

STEP ONE: CREATE YOUR PROJECT TITLE AS FOLLOWS:

Shakespeare's Bio (Your Last Names)

Share your research in the Shakespeare Biography (Mr. Wells) dropbox:

Shakespeare Bio - 2nd

Shakespeare Bio - 6th

Shakespeare Bio - 8th

 

STEP TWO: CREATE YOUR BIBLIOGRAPHY: THERE ARE THREE SOURCES IN THIS ACTIVITY

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

 

STEP THREE: CREATE NOTE CARDS (Using the links listed above, find the answers to the following questions) :

PLEASE NOTE: WHEN WORKING WITH NOODLETOOLS. YOU WILL CREATE 6 "SETS" OF NOTECARDS. AS THEY APPEAR ON YOUR TABLETOP YOU CAN DRAG THEM ON TOP OF EACH OTHER TO CREATE A "PILE" - SIMPLY GIVE THE PILE A TITLE (e.g. Shakespeare's Life). YOU CAN ADD TO THE PILE AS YOU CREATE EACH "SET" OF CARDS.

 

Note Card Set # 1 (Direct Quote and Ideas)

A Shakespeare Timeline: 1564 Birth and Early Years. What did Shakespeare's course of study (curriculum) include? How many days a week did he attend school and how long was a typical school day? (Direct Quote Card)

Do you think the study of Classic Western Culture (Greek and Latin/Roman Literature) is still relevant today? Why? Why not? (Ideas Card)

 

Note Card Set # 2 (Direct Quote)

A Shakespeare Timeline:  1599 The Globe Theater.  In August, 1596 Shakespeare's only son Hamnet died.  Find the lines from one of his plays that appear to express his grief over the loss of his son (identify the name of the play and include the lines).

 

Note Card # 3 (Direct Quote and Ideas)

Shakespeare's Biography: What is the epitaph on Shakespeare's grave? (Direct Quote Card)
Create your own epitath. (Ideas Card)

 

Note Card # 4 (Direct Quote and Ideas)

A Shakespeare Timeline: 1603 King’s Man.  Sometime between 1599 and 1601 Shakespeare wrote Hamlet, and from Hamlet on, until about 1608…Shakespeare's vision turned to tragedy.  What are the suggestions proposed as reasons for Shakespeare’s “shift” to tragic plays during these years? (only list the odd # reasons offered in this source). (Direct Quote Card)

Comment on how these reasons reveal to us something about the "spirit of the age" at the turn of the (17th) century. (Ideas Card)

 

Note Card # 5 (Direct Quote, Paraphrase and Ideas)

Shakespeare’s Globe: List the names of the four main theaters during Shakespeare’s time (Direct Quote Card)

What caused the destruction of the Globe (when did this occur)?  Why was it eventually closed down (who shut down the theater)?  When was the Globe finally rebuilt (during whose reign)? (Paraphrase Card)

Describe a memorable experience of going to a live, professional theatrical performance (e.g. a play, a musical, a dance company - something other than a strictly musical concert). If you had a choice between live theater or going to a movie, which would you choose? Explain why. (Ideas Card)

 

Note Card # 6 (Direct Quote or Paraphrase and Ideas)

Finally, using the A Shakespeare Timeline link: Select one piece of biographical information that you discovered about Shakespeare from one of the other periods in his life (Direct Quote or Paraphrase Card)

Comment on what this tells you about his personality and/or his ambitions.(Ideas Card)

 

Shakespeare's Biography (short bio click here )

A Shakespeare Timeline (detailed bio click here )

Shakespeare's Globe Theater (click here)

When you are completely finished with your note cards. Submit this information to me via google docs:

From your NoodleTools desktop, click on the print icon (located next to the New Notecard icon) and export your notes as a web page or word doc (leave all boxes checked) and then cut and paste this information into your Google doc.

 

Create a Google doc and enter this information into a Google doc.

Title of Document:

SB-Last Name-Class Hour (SB-Wells-7th)

Share it with me: wellslearning803 @ gmail.com (if you cut and paste this address, be sure to take out the spaces on either side of the @ symbol)