Intro to Shakespeare

A Charlotte Mason Inspired Unit Study for Elementary Students

In the elementary years, we want to encourage creativity, inspire a curiosity, feed a sense of wonder, and spark an imagination. Great literature is one way to build a lifelong learner. Shakespeare provides a rich sense of language and is an excellent tool to introduce your child to classic literature and Elizabethan history. Allow Shakespeare to be the catalyst to discovering the rich the world of performing, history, and literature

Intro to Shakespeare Level B, is a self-paced Charlotte Mason inspired unit study for elementary students (2nd-6th grade). The course engages the student in the life of Shakespeare while introducing them to figurative language, sonnet 18, and music, art, and science of the time period. Your student will enjoy learning through provided downloadable PDF files, resource links, videos, and fun assignments and projects including becoming a playwright!

Course Materials include downloadable PDF files for the following:

  • William Shakespeare Notebooking Pages
  • Romeo and Juliet Activity and Notebooking Pages
  • Nicholas Hilliard Notebooking Pages (featured artist of the time period)
  • William Byrd Notebooking Pages (featured composer of the time period)
  • Scientists Notebooking Pages
  • Smilie and Metaphor Copywork Pages
  • Romeo and Juliet Copywork Pages
  • Hymn Study Copywork Pages
  • Metaphor and Idiom Doodle Book
  • Making Narration Fun
  • Sonnet 18 Study
  • Tiny Entrepreneurs: Write Your Own Play
  • Documentary Sheets
  • Resource List

Your Instructor

Richele McFarlin
Richele McFarlin

Shoe Lover I Book Addict I Dreams in Hex Colors

Richele is a homeschooling mom of 4 children ranging in age from 9 to 20 who doesn’t even own a globe. She has perfectly polished nails or hair perfectly in place but never both. Navigating through mountains of laundry and scaling piles of notebooks, she finds her office (favorite chair in the living room) and creates lessons and unit studies. Her obsession with fonts and dreams of hex colors led her to create Ruby Ink Design.

In her many years of homeschooling, Richele has experimented with different educational methods, curriculum brands, and experienced the challenges of Dyslexia with three of her girls. She has used a virtual school, sent two children to school, removed one from school, and sent one off to college. Richele has a collegiate background in educational psychology. She is an experienced curriculum reviewer and an Orton Gillingham tutor.

Richele is the author of Princess Training: For the King’s Glory, Armor of God, and Making Narration Fun. She is co-author of It’s the Heart, Not the Hemline: A Biblical Unit Study on Modesty.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
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What if I am unhappy with the course?
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