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Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare Can Be Fun

Paperback

Published: 1st March 2013
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
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"Who is William Shakespeare?" For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has asked that question of her elementary school students in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, leading them on a voyage of discovery that brings the Bard to life for boys and girls ages seven and up. A Midsummer Night's Dream For Kids, written in rhyming couplets is suitable for staging as class plays as well as reading aloud. AGES: 7up AUTHOR: Lois Burdett's success in introducing Shakespeare to children is reflected in her growing international reputation. Her books and workshops for teachers have captured the attention and imagination of parents, educators, and lovers of Shakespeare around the world, including the American National Council of Teachers of English and the International Reading Association. Among other commendations, Lois Burdett has received Encyclopedia Britannica's National Award for Early Childhood Education, Canada's Meritorious Service Medal, the Canadian Teachers' Federation's Hilroy Fellowship, and two writers' awards. Burdett's many speaking engagements have included the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Her books, magazine articles, presentations and media interviews are testimony to her strong influence in the education community, where she has also been instrumental in helping teachers to incorporate Shakespeare into early grade curricula. ILLUSTRATIONS: Colour

Included in the "Great Books for Children" program. Included in the 'Great Books for Children' program. Shakespeare is presented in a manner that is understandable to children without lessening the quality of the work.--Sheree Van Vreede "Children's Literature " The Shakespeare Can Be Fun series by Lois Burdett is an excellent way to introduce the playwright's many works.--Tere Scott"St. Louis Homeschooling Examiner, Los Angeles edit" (06/24/2009) Makes it come wonderfully alive for young students. Included in the "Great Books for Children" program. If you are looking for more fun ways to teach Shakespeare to your children, the Shakespeare Can Be Fun series by Lois Burdett is an excellent way to introduce the playwright's many works. The author takes Shakespeare's entire works and puts them into a poetic, flowing version that is easy on children's attention spans whileleaving the crux of the works intact. It's helpful for mom and dad as well. The books also offer suggestions for lesson plans.--Tere Scott"St. Louis Homeschooling Examiner, Los Angeles edit" (06/24/2009)

ISBN: 9781552091241
ISBN-10: 1552091244
Series: The Shakespeare Can Be Fun Series
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st March 2013
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 19.2  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Type: Annotated