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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Study and teaching

Folger Shakespeare Library Online Resources for Teachers

What can one of the world's most famous institutions dedicated to the Immortal Bard teach us? Quite a bit, and the Folger Shakespeare Library website offers a cornucopia of resources for teachers. On this site, visitors can browse sections that include Lesson Plans, Audio & Video, For English Language Learners, and Teaching Sonnets. This last area is quite a gem, as it includes ten different...
Folger Digital Texts

As this website proclaims, visitors of the page will find "Timeless Texts” and “Cutting-Edge Code,” culled from the words of the Bard. This code refers to the source code that users can download from the site, allowing interested parties to develop new noncommercial Shakespeare projects and apps. To get started, visitors can access the Read a Play feature. There's a brief introduction to the...
Making a Scene: Shakespeare in the Classroom

The Folger Shakespeare Company can help readers brush up on their Taming of the Shrew and much, much more. This lovely blog is designed to help teachers utilize Shakespeare in the classroom via posts on suggested activities and conversations about scenes from Romeo and Juliet, the Merchant of Venice, and many other works by the Immortal Bard. The posts are written by teachers from all around the...
Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Teacher Handbooks

English literature instructors will appreciate this collection of free teacher handbooks from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST). Here, readers will find teaching resources created to accompany more than twenty of the acclaimed theater's productions, including plays by the Bard and by other playwrights. The Shakespeare teacher handbooks on offer cover most of the more commonly taught plays such...