Item description for The Tempest (Easy Reading Old World Literature: Level 2) by William Shakespeare & Deborah A. Denson...
Overview Take the fear out of reading Shakespeare with Easy Reading Shakespeare. A preview of words used is included to help familiarize students, and a preview helps children to start thinking critically about what they're about to read. Containing an abridged version of the classic play, each of the ten chapters includes the reading selection, an illustration, comprehension questions that test for main idea and critical thinking, and vocabulary exercises that define and use new vocabulary in context. 72 pages with answer key, paperback. Grade 2 Reading Level. The Tempest.
Publishers Description This Easy Reading Shakespeare work text will introduce the famous literary accomplishments of William Shakespeare. Easy reading adaptations ignite the interest of reluctant and enthusiastic readers. This play has been condensed and reformulated into a novel type book with 10 short chapters and language arts activities after each reading selection. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple choice questions require the recall of specific details, sequence of events, the drawing of inferences, developing a new story name, choosing the main idea and more. This 8.5" x 11" book includes illustrations, preview words and improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Excellent for English Language Learners and adults and students reading below grade level. Also a great way to introduce the works of William Shakespeare.
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Studio: EDCON Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.6" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.48 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2004
Publisher Edcon Publishing Group
ISBN 1555763278 ISBN13 9781555763275 UPC 015557632789
Availability 0 units.
More About William Shakespeare & Deborah A. Denson
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April, 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford. A. R.Braunmuller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has written critical volumes on George Peele and George Chapman and has edited plays in both the Oxford (King John) and Cambridge (Macbeth) series of Shakespeare editions. He is also general editor of The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Stephen Orgel is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of the Humanities at Stanford University and general editor of the Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. His books include Imagining Shakespeare, The Authentic Shakespeare, Impersonations: The Performance of Gender in Shakespeare's England and The Illusion of Power.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.
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