5 Reasons Your Homeschool Should Study Shakespeare

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It may seem intimidating, but before you say “no way”, check out these 5 good reasons to teach Shakespeare in your homeschool. I have recently met people from different walks of life and countries. I have met many people from Australia, New Zealand and England. I am from the Bronx, New York, so their speech sounds super proper to me. However, even the most proper “sounding” English, is still “improper” compared to the English language of the 1500s/the Elizabethan era. It’s important to me for kids to be exposed to this type of writing. Great classical literature is a great way to build a lifelong learner.

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Check out these 5 good reasons to study Shakespeare in your homeschool here from Talking Mom2Mom.

Shakespeare for Kids: His Life and Times, 21 Activities (For Kids series)Shakespeare for Kids: His Life and Times, 21 Activities (For Kids series)
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream for Kids: 3 melodramatic plays for 3 group sizes (Shakespeare for Kids)Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids: 3 melodramatic plays for 3 group sizes (Shakespeare for Kids)
Poetry for Kids: William ShakespearePoetry for Kids: William Shakespeare
Tales from ShakespeareTales from Shakespeare
Hamlet For Kids (Shakespeare Can Be Fun!)Hamlet For Kids (Shakespeare Can Be Fun!)
Shakespeare's Stories for Young Readers (Dover Children's Classics)Shakespeare’s Stories for Young Readers (Dover Children’s Classics)
Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet for Kids: 3 Short Melodramatic Plays for 3 Group Sizes (Playing With Plays Book 2)Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet for Kids: 3 Short Melodramatic Plays for 3 Group Sizes (Playing With Plays Book 2)
Twenty Shakespeare Children's Stories: The Complete Collection: Box Set (20 Shakespeare Children's Stories)Twenty Shakespeare Children’s Stories: The Complete Collection: Box Set (20 Shakespeare Children’s Stories)
Who Was William Shakespeare?Who Was William Shakespeare?
More Tales from ShakespeareMore Tales from Shakespeare

 

Written by Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa is a wife, mother and friend to the homeschool community. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is of Puerto Rican decent and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies in hopes to contribute to homeschool families like yours!

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