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on 17 June 2015
Ludwig suggests creative activities such as drawing a picture of King Henry, but rests his pedagogy on two central strands, memorising the speech (as before) and having the teacher, or parent, explain what it means to the child (pp.220-229). He then suggests memorising the text in a variety of different ways again, and again, and again. And that's about it.
There are few good books on the same topic, but Winston & Tandy's Beginning Shakespeare 4-11 is a good one, and probably the most user friendly, in terms of explaining what to do, how to do it, and how it works. Alternatively, anything by Jonathan Neelands on Shakespeare will be much more incisive in terms of how Shakespeare is unlocked for young people.