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 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.