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April 23rd - Remember William Shakespeare!

snituama Posted by snituama in Closer Readings on Apr 22, 2011 12:33:50 PM

EDSITEment has some ideas for your students to commemorate William Shakepeare on April 23rd - the date traditionally marking his birthday and death:


For the older students some different approaches to teaching Hamlet:


Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film


Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy

For Middle school students:



William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream: Conflict Resolution and Happy Endings



For younger students: check out these two wonderful links  From EDSitement reviewed Folger Library site, Teaching Shakespeare

An educator's guide to teaching Shakespeare for students in grades K-12.


Shakespeare for Kids

Shakespeare in American Life for Kids


Shelley NiTuama

Program Specialist EDSITEment


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