10 Weeks of Shakespeare ~ Introductory Course for 7th-12th Grades

Learn about Shakespeare, watch one of his plays, and even perform some scenes yourself!

What is the 10 Weeks of Shakespeare online course all about?

Fun lessons perfect for upper-grade students to do independently or for a teacher to use to lead a class through a study of Shakespeare at a homeschool co-op or school. Learn about how to pronounce Shakespeare, iambic pentameter, biography of William Shakespeare, the Globe Theater, Elizabethan theater, and memorization and performance tips. Memorize speeches, read through and watch monologues, watch A Midsummer Night's Dream, and perform an act from William Shakespeare's Star Wars.

Your Instructor

Gena Mayo
Gena Mayo

Gena Mayo is a homeschooling mom of 8 who has been teaching music in various forms for 30 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Music Education and a Masters degree in Vocal Pedagogy (teaching voice lessons). It has been her joy to teach elementary and junior high choir, high school voice classes, private voice lessons for teens through adults, early childhood music and movement classes (babies through preschool), elementary general music, and music appreciation for elementary through high school. But, her favorite music teaching experience has been as musical director for stage musicals such as Seussical, Shrek, Singing in the Rain, Newsies, and Beauty and the Beast. It is Gena's desire to help all homeschoolers easily include music in their homeschools!

"Big confession: I took this course for me! I've been wanting to teach my kids about Shakespeare for a long time but I felt completely unequipped to do it until I started Gena's new course: 10 Weeks of Shakespeare ~ Introductory Course for 7th-12th Grades. Although she called it an introductory course I was just blown away by the vast content, awesome videos, and tons of links to get deeper into every module. I always thought a course about Shakespeare could be boring but it is exactly the opposite! This course is very thorough and fascinating. I absolutely recommend it."

~Ana Willis, homeschool mom of 3 and blogger at TheyCallMeBlessed.org.

"Since, I am teaching a single student, with profound dyslexia, I am reading Star Wars out loud, using different voices for each character. Even my college age son loves listening to it. Don't be afraid to still use the Star Wars book, even without enough students to perform it."


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?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

"Gena's online course 10 weeks of Shakespeare- Introductory Course for 7th-12th Grades is fantastic! It covers so much in just 10 weeks. It is perfectly laid out and easy to follow. This course provides great content, awesome videos and informative links that make learning about Shakespeare enjoyable rather than complicated. I also LOVE that it can be adjusted to teach grades K-6. I definitely recommend this course!"

~Jessica Anderson, homeschool mom of 2 and blogger at Intentional in Life.

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