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‘Ancient English’: Shakespeare’s language

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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... learners in the twenty-first century need facility with complex texts. A facility with complex texts does not have to be achieved through pain, but it does require work. In his recent book A Muse and A Maze, Peter Turchi describes the craft...

Embodiment: What is it (not)?

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...A longer version of this chapter will appear in The Oxford Handbook for Shakespeare and Embodiment (forthcoming).At the November 2013 meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference there were only...

The realities of the twenty-first century

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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... and articulate ownership of these texts. Much of our writing together has stretched us, requiring us to bridge learning science and Shakespeare scholarship. For Dr Laura Turchi, years of research on secondary school English classrooms...

Assessment with purpose

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...We have offered multiple ways to guide students through Shakespeare’s plays, and we have emphasized throughout that the purpose of teaching Shakespeare is for students to gain facility with complex texts. In this chapter we discuss ways...

Frames and entry points: Getting to the ‘first day’ with a Shakespeare text

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...So, where to start and how to start? Shakespeare’s texts can seem challenging and overwhelming with their fascinating plots, beautiful language, interesting characters and thought-provoking themes. When crafting a unit, teachers may also...

Applications

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...As a way of concluding, we offer a chapter that provides different applications of our approach to teaching Shakespeare to advanced learners. The applications are divided and organized according to the approaches we have discussed in each...

Writing assignments with purpose

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...In a student-centred classroom, advanced learners should be writing throughout the study of a Shakespeare play as well as at its conclusion. We define writing in a broad sense, including process writings such as student reflections, short...

History: What time are you thinking about?

Ayanna Thompson

Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the co-author with Laura Turchi of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (2016), and the author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (2011) and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008). She wrote the new introduction for the revised Arden3 Othello, and is the editor of Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (2010) and Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Professor Thompson is the President Elect of the Shakespeare Association of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Laura Turchi

Laura Turchi is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Houston, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Shakespeare With Purpose : A Student-Centred Approach

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...Many teachers celebrate the fact that teaching Shakespeare enables them to teach history as well as literature. When surveyed about the relevance of teaching Shakespeare, American teachers declared, ‘Shakespeare plays are relevant because...