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Shakespeare – Teacher Resources

We have dozens of resources about Shakespeare – from teacher's literature guides, to lesson plans, to art activities. You'll find plenty of ways to help your students appreciate the Bard's plays and poetry. Our teacher's guides to Shakespeare's works have many components: activities for understanding and appreciating the plays, lively discussion questions, summaries of the plays, and extension ideas. The lesson plans, art activities, and other resources will allow you to use the study of Shakespeare in a variety of classroom settings.

References

Shakespeare's Plays

Teaching Guides

Othello
King Lear
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Macbeth
Much Ado About Nothing
Julius Caesar
Teacher's Guide to Studying Shakespeare
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
As You Like It
Hamlet
Twelfth Night
A Midsummer Night's Dream Curriculum Guide
Macbeth Curriculum Guide
Henry IV, Part 1 Curriculum Guide
Hamlet Curriculum Guide
Romeo and Juliet Curriculum Guide
Julius Caesar Curriculum Guide
Othello Curriculum Guide
Twelfth Night Curriculum Guide
The Merchant of Venice Teacher's Guide
Antony and Cleopatra
Henry IV Part I

Lesson Plans

Using a Double-Entry Journal with Shakespeare's Hamlet

Printables

Romeo and Juliet – Comprehension Check Act I
Romeo and Juliet – Critical Thinking Questions Act II
An Introduction to Shakespeare's Language
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act I, Vocabulary
A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Act I, Journal
Conventions of Shakespeare's Staging
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act V, Journal
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act I, Diary
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act III, Journal
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act III, Diary
A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Act V, Diary
A Midsummer Night's Dream – Directions for Character Diary
More Shakespeare Printables

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