Fifth Grade - Shakespeare Festival
Fifth graders experience Shakespeare’s life through an in depth study of his epic plays and sonnets. They conduct an author study looking at Shakespeare’s life works along with his history of his writing and performances. They read passages from famous Shakespeare plays such as Macbeth, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet. The Shakespeare unit leads up to a one act play performed by the students in full period costumes with traditional rhyming sonnets.