Literature / Language Arts Lesson Plans and Resources
encompassing the study of the play as literary genre
page last updated February 8, 2001
- Shakespeare Educational Resources
[The] Plays of William Shakespeare - Teachers First have organized a meta-list of links to web resources on Shakespeare organized by the plays most
commonly encountered in a K12 curriculum, using materials geared to high school and introductory college level
Shakespeare: Chill with Will - The goal of this ThinkQuest site is
to help high school students to learn to love Shakespeare: "Our website
provides an overview on Shakespeare that is both easy to go through yet
thoroughly researched, conveniently accessible, and full of illustrations
and games to make learning about Shakespeare enjoyable. Our focus is not on
learning everything you can about the great Bard, but on discovering different
aspects of Shakespeare that appeal to teenagers.
a Shakespeare Biography Quiz
a Glossary of Shakespearean Language with a search engine where you
may type in the word in question
another Glossary of Shakespearean Language
Shakespeare's Magnetic Poetry - Students can rearrange words from
Shakespeare's vocabulary to create their own poems and speeches.
An amusing vocabulary builder!
Romeo and Juliet: Newspaper Project - A project from Macdonald
Drive Junior High, St. John's, NF. where students create an online newspaper
from Verona, detailing the news items about the feud between Montagues
and Capulets and other news events arising out of the play.
Romeo and Juliet Unit by C. Katy Bittenbinder
- Grade 9 Literature:
Romeo and Juliet lesson plan - a Teaching Guide by Joel Littauer
Grade 10 Literature: William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Teacher's Guide and Student Activities
- a Teaching Guide by Joel Littauer
- Grade 12 Literature: William Shakespeare's Hamlet Teacher's Guide and Student Activities - a Teaching Guide by Joel Littauer
- An essay examining Shakespearean tragedy - by Joel Littauer
- Four Essays on Hamlet - by Joel Littauer
- Selected Shakespearean Plays - containing scene-by-scene synopsis and study questions
- The Shakespearean Homework Helper -
At this site students can ask questions about Shakespeare, his plays and the history of England while he was alive. The author of the site will help students complete homework on Shakespeare, NOT by giving students the answers, but rather by directing them to resources where they can find the answers for themselves.
The Shakespeare Classroom - Initially designed for high school and college students, this site contains study questions for Shakespeare's plays, answers to FAQs, and sample assignments for college students.
The Shakespeare Corner- Included within this site are three lesson plans for teaching units on Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet. Lessons include student activities plus links to Internet resources.
- Reader's Theatre - a
teacher at Baie Comeau High School, Quebec, Canada has developed this site to help "make books
come alive for students of all ages" - a great enhancement for your school's reading
program. It is complete with sample scripts, lesson ideas, web links, etc.
- Glossary of
Technical Theatre Terms - Fullest listing of theatre technical terminology
and jargon on the web ! What's a 'Tab', a 'Birdie' or a 'Bump-in' ?
Find out here !
- An Online
Dictionary of Literary Terms - By Joel Sommer Littauer
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