Item description for Othello: Reading Level 5-6 (William Shakespeare) (Easy Reading Old World Literature: Level 5) by William Shakespeare...
Overview Easy Reading Shakespeare! Introduce your students to the famous literary accomplishments of William Shakespeare. Easy-reading adaptations will ignite the interest of reluctant and enthusiastic readers. Each of these condensed works is arranged in a ten-chapter format with key words designed and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require students to recall specific details, sequence events, draw inferences, develop new story names, and choose the main idea. Improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Grade 5 Reading Level.
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Studio: Edcon Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.7" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Edcon Publishing Group
ISBN 1555763375 ISBN13 9781555763374
Availability 0 units.
More About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon." His extant works include some collaboration, consisting of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Othello: Reading Level 5-6 (William Shakespeare) (Easy Reading Old World Literature: Level 5)?
great for low level readers Jan 23, 2009
I am a teacher of high need high school students. They shut down when they saw the original text but this book is a great way to introduce Othello and it's much less intimidating. I will incorporate this and the Shakespeare text together.
Othello for middle grades?!? Mar 12, 2004
Yes, it can be done! This is an excellent treatment of the Othello story, told so that an average 4th or 5th grader can understand the plot. Vocabulary words, comprehension questions (and games!), and a list of interdisciplinary teaching suggestions, too! Yes, some of the beautiful flow of Shakespeare's original language is missing... but would you really like to explain to your chilks what "the beast with two backs" means? My 6th grader found the text quite easy to follow, and it prepared her well when she saw Othello performed on stage the next week. I suggest using this text as a jumping off point before exposing your child to the live stage version. The other work texts in this series are also just as finely crafted.