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Author Jerome Monahan Visits Year 5


On Wednesday 22nd January, the Year 5 children took part in an ‘Active Shakespeare’ workshop with, author, ex-teacher and journalist, Jerome Monahan. 

 

The workshop was fast paced, drama-based and all in all, a highly engaging experience.  The children threw themselves into whichever role was thrown at them, whether it be: an angry Lord Capulet firing insults at his daughter Juliet, or one of the three witches in their opening scene in ‘Macbeth,’ or even the mischievous Puck casting a spell from, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’    

                 

The children learnt about Shakespeare in context and certainly left the workshop with more understanding about the language that Shakespeare uses in his plays.  I look forward to seeing their follow-up work in class!