DOING RESEARCH - On of the hardest things to teach is research. Teaching how to do research is even harder at the elementary level. Here's an Edutopia article -- Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level | Edutopia
type "Shakespeare English project" into YouTube's search box, and you'll find links to a long list of school assignments. Terry's Macbeth rap is there. So is a short video retelling of Romeo and Juliet with animated characters from a video game, The Sims 2. Another high school student posted Hamlet: The Silent Film, a Keystone Kops-like version of the Prince of Denmark's climactic swordfight with Laertes.