Daily Archives: February 15, 2019

Much Ado About Nothing Unit

Product Description

“Much Ado About Nothing Unit” is a complete, no prep unit that is ready to teach the instant you download it. I love Shakespeare, especially his comedies, and I really want students and teachers alike to love it too. The activities and accompanying lessons in this unit demystifies Shakespeare and makes it relatable to students. The unit included all lesson plans with 16 comprehensive lessons and reading schedule (with learning objective listed for each lesson), all student activities, evaluations, rubrics, comprehensive answer keys for all work and assignments, and fun bonus materials to suit your students’ interests.

The unit is appropriate for grades 9 through 12.

Take a look at the unit preview for more visual details. The unit includes:

A total of 100 pages in PDF and 12 PowerPoint slides are included in this unit.

Act and Scene Guide (Includes the characters found in the scene and the approximate reading time.)

Teacher Guide (lesson plans) – 16 easy to follow lessons, learning objectives, reading schedule, with included reading prompts, journal entries, and exit tickets (or closing activities.)

Students Activities include:

❒ Pre-Reading Activity

❒ Act 1 Comprehension questions

❒ Act 2 Comprehension questions

❒ Act 3 Comprehension questions

❒ Acts 4-5 Comprehension questions

❒ Who’s who in Act 1

❒ Literary Devices (Act 1)

❒ Characterization Activity

❒ Subplot Activity

❒ The Plan (conflict)

❒ Dogberry’s Malapropisms

❒ Much Ado About Noting (theme work)

❒ Activity on Symbolism

❒ Activity on Theme

Comprehensive Answer Key for ALL activities.

Evaluations include:

❒ Quiz on Acts 1 and 2 (With answer key and rubric)

❒ Beatrice vs. Benedick (oral presentation skits)- rubric is included

❒ Fake News – newspaper article (writing activity) – with rubric

❒ unit test – with answer key and rubric

❒ Song analysis Activity for theme review (optional evaluation or activity) – with rubric

Optional bonus activities are also included

❒ A love letter activity (Optional evaluation – rubric included)

❒ A Dear Abby activity

❒ Behind the Mask – an anti-bullying campaign (can be used as an evaluation – rubric included)

❒ Additional journal topics

To further student learning, a Guess Who? For Much Ado game is included. This is a fun way to learn about the characters in the play. And, as the play progresses, students’ questioning must change to keep track of character growth. (30 slides)

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It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages 98 Pages and 30 Slides

Answer Key Included with rubric

Teaching Duration 1 month

FREE MATH LESSON – “St. Patrick’s Day Math Freebie: Multiplication Fact Families for Grades 3 & 4”

by Chrysti’s Class

3rd – 4th Grade

Delight your students with these fun St. Patrick’s Day math activities. There are 4 green 4 leaf clovers to a page with 4 pages. The same fact family pages also come in black and white for you printing needs. Great for centers, whole class work, or fast finishers. 

Directions and Ideas for this Product

Color 4- leaf clover

1. Laminate and have kids write each fact family equation on each leaf with dry erase markers.

2. Teacher writes the equations on each of the clover sections. Cut out. Students put the stem and leaves together like a puzzle.

3. Do the same as above, but students quietly wander the classroom to find the 5 pieces that go together. Great movement break.

4. Use as a bulletin board display.

5. Students play a matching game. Cut out all the 5 pieces. Students turn over a stem and then take turns turning over a leaf until they find the 4 leaves that match their stem. The game continues with students turning over a 2nd stem to again find the 4 matches.

Black and White 4 – leaf clover

1. Use the same ideas as above. Students can color the clover leaves and stem.

2. Use as a worksheet where student write each equation in a leaf to match the 3 numbers in the stem. Print out double sided and staple.

CCSS Aligned

Hope your students enjoy this freebie.

Come back and visit my store (Chrysti’s Class) for some other great math games and unit projects.


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If you have any question about this product please contact me at chrystisclass@aol.com. I would be happy to help in any way I can.

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