A collection of interesting Shakespeare facts, including his life and works.
This site has offered Shakespeare's plays and poetry to the Internet community since 1993.
Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education.
If you are looking for Shakespeare related activities for children and families, this is the site for you. The Folger Shakespeare Library developed this site.
Here are resources for the study of the man and his works. Includes play and character analysis, plot synopsis, source information, and answers to common questions.
A collection of links to help you find information on William Shakespeare. This site aims to make it a little easier to find your sources.
This web site includes information on Shakespeare's life, the stage he wrote for, and the social, historical, intellectual, and artistic context of his time.
All of the monologues from Shakespeare's plays are here with play, act, scene, and line numbers of each.
The Educational Resources section of their web site provide hundreds of resources for learning more about Shakespeare, other playwrights, their work, and theatre in general.
Learn about Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birth place.
Read your favorite Shakespeare sonnet.
You will find many activities and lesson plans to help you incorporate Shakespeare into your classroom instruction.
Shakespeare invented over 2,000 words and expressive phrases. In this lesson, students use drawing and pantomime to identify and analyze some of Shakespeare's phrases. They then write a story using the newly-identified words, lines, and phrases.
Students compare the puns and word play in selected scenes of the plays, The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary L. Blackwood and Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.
Students create a resume for a character in a play. This activity allows students to focus on one particular character within a Shakespearean drama and follow descriptions of that character throughout the play to determine the character’s education, skills, extracurricular activities, previous employment, and possible references.
While teaching some of the formal terms used to describe sonnets will be one of the aims of this lesson, our starting point and central focus throughout will be learning to appreciate the sounds of poetry.
This resource contains an EDSITEment lesson in which students will study Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students will use an Internet search engine to collect instances in the play of specific key words.
This lesson contains seven activities for students to explore the linguistic ingenuity of Iago's rhetoric in Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello."
This lesson plan complements the study of plot and characterization in Romeo and Juliet in its focus on lyrical form and convention that heighten the impact of the action on the stage.
The articles in these study guides by the Utah Shakespeare Festival are an educational jumping-off point to understanding and enjoying the play (in any production at any theatre) a bit more thoroughly.
- Much Ado About Nothing
- Richard II
- Richard III
- Romeo and Juliet
- The Comedy of Errors
- The Merchant of Venice
- The Merry Wives of Windsor
- The Taming of the Shrew
- The Tempest
- The Two Gentlemen of Verona
- The Winter's Tale
- Timon of Athens
- Titus Andronicus
- Troilus and Cressida
- Twelfth Night
K-12 Utah Educators and students have access to these videos through Utah's Online Library - eMedia. Login to Utah's Online Library, use the eMedia link, search for the particular video you are interested in and preview or download the video.
This documentary follows a group of amateur actors from a poor neighborhood in northwest London as they attempt to put on Shakespeare's most recognized plays.
Animated versions of Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, Julius Caesar, The Tempest and many more.
Mixing travel, adventure, and interviews this series explores the life of William Shakespeare.