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School editions of Shakespeare

See below for a selection of the latest books from School editions of Shakespeare category. Presented with a red border are the School editions of Shakespeare books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great School editions of Shakespeare books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare, Mark Roberts, Mike Gould Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2019

Exam board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR, Eduqas; Cambridge Assessment International Education Level & Subject: GCSE 9-1 English Literature; IGCSE Literature in English First teaching: September 2015; September 2018 First examination: June 2017; June 2020 and 2021 This edition of Romeo and Juliet is perfect for GCSE-level students, with the complete play in an accessible format, on-page notes, introduction setting the context, timeline, character and theme indexes. * Affordable high quality complete play for Romeo and Juliet, ideal for GCSE 9-1 and IGCSE * Demystify vocabulary with notes on the page and concise commentary * Set the scene with perfectly pitched introductions that introduce key contexts, concerns and stylistic features, and examine different performances and interpretations * Recall plot summaries at the beginning of each scene * Support GCSE revision and essay writing with theme and character indexes * Help students with social, historical and literary context with the bespoke timeline of Shakespeare's life and times

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Noel Cassidy, Mike Gould Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2019

Exam board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR, Eduqas; Cambridge Assessment International Education Level & Subject: GCSE 9-1 English Literature; IGCSE Literature in English First teaching: September 2015; September 2018 First examination: June 2017; June 2020 This edition of Macbeth is perfect for GCSE-level students, with the complete play in an accessible format, on-page notes, introduction setting the context, timeline, character and theme indexes. * Affordable high quality complete play for Macbeth, ideal for GCSE 9-1 and IGCSE * Demystify vocabulary with notes on the page and concise commentary * Set the scene with perfectly pitched introductions that introduce key contexts, concerns and stylistic features, and examine different performances and interpretations * Recall plot summaries at the beginning of each scene * Support GCSE revision and essay writing with theme and character indexes * Help students with social, historical and literary context with the bespoke timeline of Shakespeare's life and times

New Grade 9-1 GCSE English Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet Revision Question Cards

New Grade 9-1 GCSE English Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet Revision Question Cards

Author: CGP Books Format: Cards Release Date: 07/05/2019

You can read over your study notes for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet until you're blue in the face, but how much can you actually remember? Put your Grade 9-1 GCSE English Literature knowledge to the test with CGP's brilliant Revision Question Cards! There are 63 cards in the pack covering the key characters, themes, context, writer's techniques, plot and key events. There's also a section of cards focussing on key quotes in the text - great for helping to learn quotes in preparation for the exam. Each card starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions that require more thought, plus revision and exam tips. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Don't miss CGP's matching Romeo & Juliet Text Guide (9781841461182) and Text Guide Workbook (9781782947783).

New Grade 9-1 GCSE English Shakespeare - Macbeth Revision Question Cards

New Grade 9-1 GCSE English Shakespeare - Macbeth Revision Question Cards

Author: CGP Books Format: Cards Release Date: 07/05/2019

There's more to Grade 9-1 GCSE English Literature revision than just reading through your study notes. If you really want to make sure you know Shakespeare's Macbeth, you'll need to test yourself - and that's where these CGP Revision Question Cards come in! There are 63 cards in the pack covering the key characters, themes, context, writer's techniques, plot and key events. There's also a section of cards focussing on key quotes in the text - great for helping to learn quotes in preparation for the exam. Each card starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions that require more thought, plus revision and exam tips. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Don't miss CGP's matching Macbeth Text Guide (9781841461168) and Text Guide Workbook (9781782947776).

Macbeth AQA English Literature

Macbeth AQA English Literature

Author: Richard Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Revision is serious business... and we're serious about revision. Building on our successful GCSE Grades 9-1 series of Revision and Exam practice books, Scholastic has now created a brand new series of study guides especially for the closed book AQA GCSE English Literature examination. Books in this series cover the following: * Paper 1 Section A - Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth) * Paper 1 Section B - Nineteenth-century novel (The Sign of Four, A Christmas Carol, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) * Paper 2 Section A - Modern texts (Blood Brothers, An Inspector Calls) Each study guide is written by experts in teaching English and uses an active, stepped approach to revision to maximise learning. This Macbeth study guide covers the chronology of the text and focuses on key events , characters, themes, context, language and structure to help you demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and achieve higher marks. With loads of practice questions (and answers) you can't go wrong! The accompanying app uses cutting-edge technology to help you revise on-the-go to: * Use the free, personalised digital revision planner and get stuck into the quick tests to check your understanding * Download our free revision cards which you can save to your phone to help you revise on the go * Implement 'active' revision techniques - giving you lots of tips and tricks to help the knowledge sink in Active revision is easy with the following features included throughout the study guides: Snap it! Read it, snap it on your phone, revise it...helps you retain key facts Nail it! Authoritative essential tips and guidance to help you understand what's required in the AQA exam Do it! Short activities to consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the text Stretch it! Support for the really tough stuff that will get you higher grades Define it! Definitions of unfamiliar language in the text and important subject terminology

Romeo and Juliet AQA English Literature

Romeo and Juliet AQA English Literature

Author: Richard Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Revision is serious business... and we're serious about revision. Building on our successful GCSE Grades 9-1 series of Revision and Exam practice books, Scholastic has now created a brand new series of study guides especially for the closed book AQA GCSE English Literature examination. Books in this series cover the following: * Paper 1 Section A - Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth) * Paper 1 Section B - Nineteenth-century novel (The Sign of Four, A Christmas Carol, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) * Paper 2 Section A - Modern texts (Blood Brothers, An Inspector Calls) Each study guide is written by experts in teaching English and uses an active, stepped approach to revision to maximise learning. This study guide covers the chronology of the text and focuses on key events , characters, themes, context, language and structure to help you demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and achieve higher marks. With loads of practice questions (and answers) you can't go wrong! The accompanying app uses cutting-edge technology to help you revise on-the-go to: * Use the free, personalised digital revision planner and get stuck into the quick tests to check your understanding * Download our free revision cards which you can save to your phone to help you revise on the go * Implement 'active' revision techniques - giving you lots of tips and tricks to help the knowledge sink in Active revision is easy with the following features included throughout the study guides: Snap it! Read it, snap it on your phone, revise it...helps you retain key facts Nail it! Authoritative essential tips and guidance to help you understand what's required in the AQA exam Do it! Short activities to consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the text Stretch it! Support for the really tough stuff that will get you higher grades Define it! Definitions of unfamiliar language in the text and important subject terminology

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: Barbara Catchpole, Stephen Rickard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Macbeth is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeare's key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate the experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original play faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by award winning writers Barbara Catchpole and Stephen Rickard, these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare. Staying impressively faithful to the plot and structure of the original text, the narrative voice is fresh, modern and colloquial; yet still includes key quotations (highlighted in italics), as well as clear analysis of themes, character, and rhetorical devices. Most of all, though, this is a book that absolutely captures the excitement, intrigue and sheer visceral power of Shakespeare's tragedy as performed live on stage, which is an impressive feat by anyone's standards. Not only will it prepare teens for GCSE study. it will ensure they start out by realising that Macbeth is, above all, one hell of a story. Teach Secondary

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Author: Stephen Rickard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

The Merchant of Venice is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeare's key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate the experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original plays faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by award winning writer Stephen Rickard these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: Barbara Catchpole, Stephen Rickard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Hamlet is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeares key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate the experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original plays faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by three award winning writers Barbara Catchpole and Stephen Rickard, these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Twelfth Night is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeare's key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate he experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original plays faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by experienced writer Jill Atkins these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: Barbara Catchpole, Stephen Rickard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Romeo and Juliet is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeare's key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate the experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original plays faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by award winning writers Barbara Catchpole and Stephen Rickard, these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Author: Barbara Catchpole, Stephen Rickard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Much Ado about Nothing is one of a series of introductions to Shakespeare's key plays. It is perfect as an introduction before studying the play, for revision purposes and for reluctant and struggling readers. The play is retold as a straightforward, pacey narrative in chapter-book format. The book use the present tense and lots of dialogue (in present-day English) to recreate the experience of actually watching the play. The text follow the original plays faithfully so students can acquire an accurate understanding of the action and plot. Memorable quotations from the original text (in italics) make this book perfect for exam crammers! Plus each book includes visual information to help pupils get to grips with the plot, the key characters and their important relationships in the play. The stories are all presented in the period of the play but with modern day language. Written by award winning writer Barbara Catchpole and Stephen Rickard these are really accessible books. They are perfect for getting all pupils, whatever their ability, comfortable with each play before they go on to study it in its original form and a great all round introduction to Shakespeare.