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educational resources for teaching Shakespeare


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“The Eyes are the window to your soul” ― William Shakespeare


understanding HAMLET

Is Shakespeare in Jeopardy?

teaching Shakespeare, watching Shakespeare

"Hamlet" (Narrated by Andy Griffith) If you teach Shakespeare, you have to share this with your students!

Interactive Sir Ian McKellan teaches Shakespeare!!

Shakespeare at Play-this will come in handy when teaching Shakespeare to high schoolers.

Article on why we should continue to teach Shakespeare

Shakespeare by the numbers - if only the spelling in this picture would be better

phrases we owe to Shakespeare

Richard Burton reads the haunting poem 'The hound of Heaven' by Francis ...The lines of the poem as wel as some background information on the poet can be found here: I copied this superb interpretation from a 1978 LP record of which you can see part of the sleeve at the very beginning of the video. The record contains many more superbly read poems of Donne, Marlowe, Ralegh, Shakespeare, Betjeman a.o. The interpretation is just as personal as the selection.

10 Passages from Shakespeare to Memorize - MODG ones

No fear Shakespeare

April 23 is anniversary of Shakespeare's life AND death. Prof. Joseph Pearce's video of Shakespeare's Catholicism - Joseph Pearce (Sample)

CliffNotes Shakespeare films

THE TEMPEST - Shakespeare retold by CHarles & Mary Lamd [1] HERE was a certain island in the sea, the only inhabitants of which were an old man, whose name was Prospero, and his daugh...

Shakespeare's "Macbeth" (Ian McKellen) "Tomorrow and Tomo...

Stories From Shakespeare: Nicola Baxter: 9780760768051: Books

Shakespeare: His Work and His World: Michael Rosen, Robert Ingpen: 9780763632014: Books

Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare: Diane Stanley, Peter Vennema: 9780688162948: Books

Available FREE online Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb simple retellings of the plots of Shakespeare's plays have delighted generations of children, while serving as an excellent introduction to the dramas of our greatest playwright. Shakespeare's own language is used as much as possible to accustom children to the English of the Elizabethan age and so make easier their transition to the reading of the plays themselves. Numerous black and white illustrations Ages 10-14 449 pages

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

17 learning videos on Shakespeare for students, some can be found at libraries and on Netflix

My Rocketbook DVDs on SHakespeare

Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre