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William Shakespeare In The Ninth Grade Curriculum

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Is William Shakespeare worth teaching in the ninth grade curriculum? Shakespeare is not worth teaching in the ninth grade curriculum.Shakespeare lived from 1564 to 1616 he was 52 years old when he died, He wrote 38 plays. poems and sonnets. He was an english playwright, poet and actor. His plays have been translated into 75 different languages. That's all we know about him.
First, Shakespeare is irrelevant. “The board's work don’t reflect the cultural perspective need in today’s classroom.” (Deblasis).“The trouble is that most school children today don’t like him and don’t get it.” (Robshaw) This is true, most students in the U.S don't find the boards work interesting.
Secondly, Shakespeare does not strike modern day teenagers. “Force feeding
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