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Do we have to study Shakespeare ? Do you even need to ask??? Instruction for Researched PPT D.Chapman January, 2005.

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2 Do we have to study Shakespeare ?

3 Do you even need to ask??? Instruction for Researched PPT D.Chapman January, 2005

4 First, you collect information Research Research Choose your topic from choices givenChoose your topic from choices given Limit your topicLimit your topic Find information from all available resourcesFind information from all available resources 5 Source Cards required 5 Source Cards required Follow the MLA formatFollow the MLA format Copy all required information before taking notesCopy all required information before taking notes Keep track of all URLs for citationKeep track of all URLs for citation 3 Sources Required 3 Sources Required InternetInternet Reference workReference work BookBook Youre allowed to use more than 3Youre allowed to use more than 3

5 Then, you take notes 35 Note Cards Required 35 Note Cards Required only 1 idea per card Blue or black ink Pictures/Sounds Pictures/Sounds Save URLs of all pictures for proper citation Save all info on disc, not hard drive Save all info on disc, not hard drive Do not remove disc from library

6 Finally, you create your PowerPoint Title PageTitle Page 3 pages of information maximum3 pages of information maximum Works Cited PageWorks Cited Page

7 Shakespeare and His Works Prepared by Obidiah Jones English II January, vertlit.htm

8 Shakespeares Early Life Baptized April 26, 1564 Baptized April 26, 1564 Probably born April 23 Probably born April 23 Stratford-on-Avon, England Stratford-on-Avon, England ~sbts/current.html

9 Shakespeares Plays Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream Julius Caesar Julius Caesar Hamlet Hamlet Macbeth Macbeth King Lear King Lear nstp.ucis.dal.ca/ zouppa_5223.html

10 Shakespeares Globe Theatre Held 3,000 people Held 3,000 people All male actors All male actors Open air, so all plays held during daylight Open air, so all plays held during daylight Flag flies on days that plays are produced Flag flies on days that plays are produced

11 Shakespeares Legacy Still performed today in all languages and countries Still performed today in all languages and countries Quotes have become accepted part of language Quotes have become accepted part of language Greatest writer in English Language Greatest writer in English Language ~sbreese/Shrew.jpg

12 Works Cited Absolute Shakespeare. G. Page. January 23, s/general_sites.htm s/general_sites.htm s/general_sites.htm Epstein, Norrie. The Friendly Shakespeare. New York: Viking, Segal, Alan. The Other Shakespeare. NY: Scribner, 2001.

13 See, its not that hard

14 Possible Topic Starters Shakespeare-his life, his influence - Just who is he? Shakespeare-his life, his influence - Just who is he? Theatre Theatre Actors Actors Elizabethan customs, clothing, politics, and more Elizabethan customs, clothing, politics, and more Roman customs, clothing, politics, and more Roman customs, clothing, politics, and more Julius Caesar and his friends/enemies Julius Caesar and his friends/enemies And other original, clever, creative ideas!! And other original, clever, creative ideas!!


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