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Heart of My Mystery (Experiencing Shakespeare in the Classroom)

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Title: Heart of My Mystery (Experiencing Shakespeare in the Classroom)
Author: Hopwood, Dwayne and Hennessy, Natalie
Price: $33.95

"a useful source of ideas to spice up units on particular plays" (Ken Watson, English In Australia, Vol 42: No 1, 2007)

A series of versatile and integrated thematic units, designed to involve Australian students in the experience of Shakespeare. Using Shakespeare on stage as well as on film as a basis for study, this essential class text provides a range of exploration that will lead students to an appreciation of Shakespeare's contemporary relevance.

This text is especially suited for the new stage 5 English syllabus in NSW.
* Flexibly designed units, aimed at Years 9 and 10, can be easily adapted to other age groups, ability levels and state curriculums
* Chapters can be studied as a thematic whole, or teachers could choose activities from a variety of chapters to create an individual module of work for a class
* Each chapter includes extracts from a range of plays, so there is no need for students to refer to additional play texts
* Aims to lead students to an appreciation of Shakespeare's contemporary relevance
* Makes a conscious effort to engage the interest of both male and female students
* Activities are integrated with practical drama, film study and computer technology

CONTENTS
1. The course of true love never did run smooth
Love in Shakespeare's plays

2. Things supernatural and causeless...
Ghosts , witches , magic and the supernatural in Shakespeare's plays

3. Though this be madness, yet there is method in it
Important soliloquies in Shakespeare's plays

4. What a piece of work is man...
A male perspective in Shakespeare's plays

5. To tame a shrew and charm her chattering tongue
A female perspective in Shakespeare's plays

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/09/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780521612517
Publishing status: Active (web)
Heart of My Mystery (Experiencing Shakespeare in the Classroom)