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What's so special about Shakespeare's language? - Workshop One

Literacy Challenge

This is part one in a series of exciting literacy workshops with Michael Rosen in celebration of the tenth anniversary of Shakespeare Week. The resource kit will be accompanied by a video recorded by Michael Rosen, released on the Shakespeare Week website on Tuesday 19 March 2024, and available thereafter. These resources can also stand alone as English lessons suitable for Key Stage Two children.

Covered in Workshop One:

  • Painting pictures with words, rhythm and rhyme
  • Rhyming couplets
  • Four beat lines
  • Prosody
  • Alliteration
  • Rhythm and bass