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Standard Deviants School: Introduction to Shakespeare (Shakespeare Program 1)

25 minutes 36 seconds

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Shakespeare has been called the greatest writer of the English language, but who was Shakespeare? What kind of a world did he live in? Why is he so great? The Standard Deviants provide an inside look at Shakespeare's life and times, his use of language, and the nitty-gritty of Elizabethan drama. Part of the "Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare" series.

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Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 1
25 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: What Is Tragedy? (Shakespeare Program 2)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 2
21 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare Program 3)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 3
19 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare Program 4)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 4
28 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Hamlet Basics (Shakespeare Program 5)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 5
15 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Hamlet Themes (Shakespeare Program 6)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 6
19 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Othello Basics (Shakespeare Program 7)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 7
19 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Othello as a Tragedy (Shakespeare Program 8)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 8
21 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: Macbeth Basics (Shakespeare Program 9)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 9
22 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standard Deviants School: The Characters of Macbeth (Shakespeare Program 10)
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 10
16 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

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    Melissa H. (Waterford, MI)
    February 10th, 2021 at 07:16 AM

    Great introduction for Shakespeare!

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    Diane D. (Winner, SD)
    November 18th, 2020 at 08:56 AM

    Awesome! I love this. Students are much more engaged than just reading the content.

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    Karen D. (Old Lyme, CT)
    April 22nd, 2020 at 09:05 AM

    Helpful for all students!

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    Diane D. (Winner, SD)
    February 26th, 2020 at 10:19 AM

    This is an excellent way to introduce Shakespeare. The humor and simple explanations make a challenging author much less daunting.