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Susan Cooper's

King of Shadows

 

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A wonderful novel about Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in 1599 and 1999.

 

Perfect for 11 14 year olds.

 

 

Twelve-year-old Nat Field travels to London to act at the Globe Theatre, and wakes one morning to find himself in Shakespeare's London.

 

A comprehensive 86-page guide to teaching the novel.

Available via email as attachment (Word Doc) or on CD-Rom.

CD includes a picture gallery in support.

 

CONTENTS

Teaching Guide

 

Study Guide

 

Teaching Plan

2

Aspects of the Novel

2

Aspects of the Novel

3

Close Reading Task Sheets

3

Examining Chapter 1: Board Notes

4

Setting

12

Plot Summary

5

Characterisation Tasks

14

Narrative Structure

6

Extension Activities:

 

Time Line

7

Write a Time Travel Story

17

Close Reading Answer Guide

8

Write a Newspaper

19

Setting

25

Design a Theatre Programme

20

Characterisation

27

Library Research

21

Themes

32

Write-on Worksheets:

 

Teaching Essay Writing

33

Study Checklist

2

Static Image Task

35

Aspects of the Novel

3

Answers

36

Plot Summary

4

Background Information

38

Character Charts

5

Unit Outline

47

Word Search

9

 

 

Syllable Saying

10

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Elizabethan Tumblers

 

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