Silent Shakespeare Revision Through Film

TheTempest 1908-BFI
TheTempest 1908-BFI


All ages


Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

These film-focused lessons are designed for used in studying English Literature English, using BFI film resources of Shakespeare adaptations. The lessons are particularly suitable to support revision for 14-16-year olds and cover four set texts: The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, Macbeth and Twelfth Night. Each activity can be used in relation to the chosen text and mapped to exam boards.

This resource was written by a Teach First teacher and is based on the Silent Shakespeare BFI archive film collection.

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Silent Shakespeare: Revision Through Film

This PDF provides the teachers' notes and worksheets.

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Silent Shakespeare: Revision through Film

This PowerPoint presentation supports Silent Shakespeare revision

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