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Filling In For Will - An iPad Game About Shakespeare - iPad Apps for School

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"Shakespeare: Filling In For Will is a fun game filled with famous quotes from Shakespeare. In this iPad app players are shown a quote that has a word or two missing from it. They then have to select the word or words that complete the quote. After filling in the quote players are shown the play, act, scene, and character connected to the quote."


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Could be fun for juniors!

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:23 AM

To be or not to be?

Antonia Atria's curator insight, November 7, 2013 8:31 AM

Great way of adding fun to education! The colaboration between technology and literature makes every learning expirience better. Great idea!

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The Bard Isn't Hard: 10 Resources For Teaching Shakespeare

The Bard Isn't Hard: 10 Resources For Teaching Shakespeare | 7-10 | Scoop.it
Teaching Shakespeare’s intrigues are not on the serving platter for today, there will be no Titus Andronicus’ baking boys into meat pies. We’re discussing love. Love is hard enough for a fifteen-year old to swallow.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 12, 2013 10:43 PM

There are many great resources available on Shakespeare and this post provides a wide range of sites that may be of interest. The areas covered include:

* Best Shakespeare Sites including a Shakespeare search engine

* Shakespeare's Insults

* Knowmia demystifies MacBeth

* Introducing Younger Students to Shakespeare

* Shakespeare's Poems

* 10 Unique Shakespeare Adaptations

* The Shakespeare Prison Project

* Shakespeare for Teens

* A PBS Documentary - In Search of Shakespeare

You might also want to take a virtual tour of Globe Theater at http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/about-us/virtual-tour

Melissa Jenkins 's curator insight, November 16, 2013 8:31 AM

Nerd Alert!! :-)

Scott Nicholson's curator insight, April 10, 2014 2:51 AM

Q1) Even though this website is geared towards teaching Shakespeare, do you think it could be adapted to facilitate your own learning and understanding of him and his works? Why/why not and how?

 

Q2) Shakespeare is known to be notoriously difficult to learn and is abhorred by students the world over. As such, would you argue that Shakespeare is still relevant in an English curriculum context? This question extends to not only how important his works are but also how engaging or interesting you might find them.

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96 Incredibly Useful Links for Teaching and Studying Shakespeare

96 Incredibly Useful Links for Teaching and Studying Shakespeare | 7-10 | Scoop.it
Whether you are teaching or learning Shakespeare in a traditional classroom, in an online course, in high school, or college, there are resources below that will make teaching and learning about Shakespeare and fun and engaging experience.

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Filling In For Will - An iPad Game About Shakespeare - iPad Apps for School

Filling In For Will - An iPad Game About Shakespeare - iPad Apps for School | 7-10 | Scoop.it

"Shakespeare: Filling In For Will is a fun game filled with famous quotes from Shakespeare. In this iPad app players are shown a quote that has a word or two missing from it. They then have to select the word or words that complete the quote. After filling in the quote players are shown the play, act, scene, and character connected to the quote."


Via John Evans
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Could be fun for juniors!

more...
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:23 AM

To be or not to be?

Antonia Atria's curator insight, November 7, 2013 8:31 AM

Great way of adding fun to education! The colaboration between technology and literature makes every learning expirience better. Great idea!