Thursday, March 8, 2012

All Shakespeare: 41 Websites to Fill Your Lessons With the Bard

 The Internet is loaded with information about Shakespeare. I have only tipped the iceberg with this list. Be sure and let me know if you are looking for specific resources for a certain subject area.

60 Second Shakespeare- students create their 60-second interpretation of Shakespeare; BBC site
Absolute Shakespeare- plays are listed by comedies, histories and tragedies; find study guides and trivia 

The App's the Thing: Shakespeare Goes Social- iPad app for The Tempest

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare- M.I.T. site
eNotes- study guides and lesson plans
Folger Shakespeare Library 
Free Kids Word Searches-Some Shakespeare Plays 

How to Teach Critical Analysis of Romeo and Juliet to High Schoolers

In Search of Shakespeare- from PBS; covers grades K-12

Insults By Shakespeare- lesson from TED-ED

Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet
Internet Shakespeare Editions-"The aim of the Internet Shakespeare Editions is to make scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays available in a form native to the medium of the Internet. ... The Library itself will contain fully refereed materials only, and in due course will be the core of the Editions; at present, however, there are no fully developed texts yet available."

Literary Criticism About William Shakespeare- lists critical, biographical and other sites

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet-includes a Shakespeare timeline, biography quiz and more

The Oxford Shakespeare- from

Shakespeare Animated- YouTube channel with 12 playlists

Shakespeare Biography- LiveBinder

Shakespeare Documented- online exhibition about Shakespeare

Shakespeare High- "your Shakespeare classroom on the Internet"

Shakespeare and His Critics- 17 resources are here, from essays to letters to directories

Shakespeare in the Classroom- from PBS;includes lessons for K-12, teaching Shakespeare with primary sources and much more

Shakespeare is Elementary- "created by elementary students at Crichton Park School in Nova Scotia"

Shakespeare Magazine- "an educational and learning resource about the works of Shakespeare and the role and influence they have had on our history and language."

Shakespeare Uncovered -from PBS

Shakespeare Study Guides- PDF downloads from the American Shakespeare Center

Shakespeare: Teacher Resources- from TeacherVision; nice listing includes lesson plans, printables, resources

Shakespeare's Characters Online Quiz

Shakespeare's Grammar- from the Shakespeare Resource Center

Shakespeare's Language- online etymology dictionary

Surfing the Bard- the Bard Zones include a discussion section, play listing and fun

The Taming of the Shrew Lesson Plan- 26 days of lessons includes PDF printables

TeachersFirst Shakespeare Resources- choose grade level and find podcasts, lessons

TeacherVision's Shakespeare- printables and lessons

WordNet- a lexical database for the English language

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