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Theatre - Theater. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Bringing Shakespeare to life - Shakespeare for Kids Books. Whether you’re a teacher trying to inspire a love of Shakespeare in your students, or a parent who wants to get your child excited about literature and history, it can be both enjoyable and educational to take Shakespeare from the stage to the home. It’s one thing to memorize lines, practice dying a valiant death, or fall in love after two seconds (gross!) , but making the past relevant to your kids will get them to better understand what they’re reading and performing (and they’ll have fun doing it).

Here are some ideas for bringing Shakespeare to life: Enjoy a night without electricity. Turn off the overhead lights and break out the candles. Cook a meal from the 1500s. People didn’t have access to many fresh fruits and vegetables (and during the Plague of 1569 it was illegal to sell fresh fruit as it was thought to carry disease). Look up unfamiliar Shakespearean words and use them in sentences…the more creative, the better! Dress up in Shakespearean garb. Like this: Like Loading... Bodleian Digitized Books. Creative Classroom / Character Analysis. Character Analysis – Type (or print really neatly) your character analysis. Include: CHARACTER NAME, AGE, FAMILY, BACKGROUND. Answer: Make a catalogue of 5 of that character's major lines and comment on what these lines tell.Answer, what are my character's super objective, objectives, obstacles and tactics?

Bring in real-life parallels.Answer, who is your character and what do they stand for or believe in? Draw a picture of your character's costume. 1. 2. 3. 4. Search results for 'macbeth' | Genius. MC Lars – The Hip-Hop of Shakespeare | Genius. My name's MC Lars. Today I'm gonna talk about hip-hop as a sphere of influence and I know a lot of you are looking at me thinking "what can this nerdy white guy teach me about hip-hop" right? Let's admit it, that's what we're wondering. Let me give you a little bit of background. I studied literature at Stanford and when I was -- I know we're at USC, but I went to Oxford to study Shakespeare and over there I started writing these silly rap songs where I took Shakespeare stories and I made beats on my laptop and I'd rap them and I convinced all these punk indie bands to let me open for them.

And that somehow lead to a career where I've been making hip-hop professionally touring for the past 6 years. We're gonna talk a little bit about how hip-hop and Shakespeare are related. This was a really exciting moment because hip-hop is a culture based on remixing the past. When we look at Hamlet we can see three elements of Shakespearean tragedy that apply to other cultures outside of hip-hop. The hip-hop of Shakespeare: MC Lars at TEDxUSC. A Midsummer Night's Dream. HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4 This Earth, This Realm, This England doc series. The Show / Globe to Globe. Learning of his father’s death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his ‘foul and most unnatural murder’.

Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’, a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of his genius. Fry's Planet Word : ABC TV. Stephen Fry travels the globe, taking viewers on a journey through the thousands of years since man first mastered speech to the cyber world of today with its HTML, codes and texting.

PG Art/Culture 56 mins CC ABC1Thursday 7 Nov 2013, 9:30pm (Repeat) Share The Power And the Glory Series 1 | Episode 5 Art/Culture56 minsCC ABC1Thursday 7 Nov 2013, 9:30pm (Repeat) Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. BrandTitle: Fry's Planet Word brandTitleSEO: frys-planet-word brandChannel: ABC1 brandChannelClass: ABC1 brandImage: 1211_1_frys.jpg brandTXDateNextOn: Thursday 21:30 brandChannelSecondary: brandTXDateSecondary: brandSynopsis:Stephen Fry travels the globe, taking viewers on a journey through the thousands of years since man first mastered speech to the cyber world of today with its HTML, codes and texting. brandXML: channel1Name: ABC1 channel1ID: 9676 keyword1: arts keyword2: abc1 keyword3: repeat.

In Search of Shakespeare . Shakespeare's Wars Meet Star Wars. I dreaded the inevitable apathy that would creep over the classroom. I was committed to exposing my students to a professional performance of the history plays that we'd been studying. There were no opportunities to go to the theater, though, so I'd fallen back on that old stand-by: showing the movie. My intentions were good, but the results always left something to be desired.

As the lights went down and Kenneth Branagh flickered on the screen, the air in the room seemed to grow warm and drowsy. Even the most engaged students drifted. But the time the lights came back on, my students were in kind of a stupor. Yes, they liked the movie; no, they didn't have much to say about it. How, I wondered, could I use film to begin the journey into the play, rather than to end it? The solution came to me not in the classroom but rather at home. I returned to the classroom with a new way into the task at hand. To help them in the process, I gave them a handout with basic film terms. Handout. Shakespeare's Words | Play Synopsis | William Shakespeare. Richard puts his plan to become king into action, first turning King Edward against his brother Clarence, having him imprisoned and later murdered. He then interrupts Henry VI’s funeral procession to woo Lady Anne, who had been betrothed to Henry VI’s son (killed by Richard at Tewkesbury), and after initial reluctance she agrees to his proposal.

Richard engages in argument with Queen Elizabeth and her family, suggesting that they are to blame for the imprisonment of Clarence and Hastings. Queen Margaret warns them against Richard. King Edward, now very sick, fosters a peace between the peers, but this is disrupted when Richard shocks everyone by announcing Clarence’s death. Soon after, Edward dies, leaving the lords and people apprehensive. The Duchess of York, Queen Elizabeth, and Clarence’s children all grieve for the death of Edward and Clarence.

Buckingham and Richard begin to plan for the removal of the young Prince Edward and the young Duke of York. UNSWICT - Module I How to use ICT to enrich the teaching of Shakespeare. Macbeth vs Banquo. Epic Rap Battles of History. Epic Rap Battle of Shakespear- MacBeth vs. MacDuff. Macbeth Music Video- Britney Spears 3 Parody. Shakespeare%20treasure%20hunt(1) Page. Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting - Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2. Shakespeare Plays and Sonnets; Learning Guides and Teaching Resources. © 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. Shmooping Shakespeare The Ultimate Shakesperience.

Welcome to Stratford-upon-Shmoop The be all and end all of all things Shakespeare Advertisement Plays & Poems If Shakespeare wrote it, it's been Shmooped. Biography Get the dirt on Shakespeare's life. Quotes Vieweth the quotes he doth wrotes. Words Shakespeare invented English. Translate Turn your speak into Shakespeake. Courses Nothing but fun with Shakespeare 101. Videos Lights, Camera, Shakespeare. Photos Put fancy faces to fancy words. Shakespeare Plays All the Shmoop's a stage. All's Well That Ends Well Antony and Cleopatra As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Coriolanus Cymbeline Hamlet Henry IV Part 1 Henry IV Part 2 Henry V Henry VI, Part 1 Henry VI, Part 2 Henry VI, Part 3 Henry VIII Julius Caesar King John King Lear Love's Labour's Lost Macbeth Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor A Midsummer Night's Dream Much Ado About Nothing Othello Pericles Richard II Richard III Romeo and Juliet Sonnet 2.

No Fear Shakespeare: Shakespeare's plays plus a modern translation you can understand. Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath. The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company is a music theatre production company founded by MOBO-award winning hip-hop artist Kingslee “Akala” Daley, 25. Based in London, THSC offers young people a different view of the arts and ultimately themselves. Through our education programmes, live music events and music theatre productions we engage young people, particularly those who are considered “hard to reach” and push them toward artistic excellence. By bridging music, theatre and performing arts in non-conventional venues we also strive to alter the perceptions of audiences of all ages, creating the ultimate entertainment experience via literature and the arts across the UK and beyond. This year brings the launch of new and exciting additions to THSC: the announcement of our THSC Artist Associate and Peer Leader programme - watch this space!

Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it's power. Remixing Shakespeare. 3D animation: see London as it looked before the Great Fire. A team of six students from De Montfort University in Leicester has won the Off the Map competition for turning historic maps from the British Library into realistic and detailed 3D scenery. The competition was a joint endeavour between The British Library and video game developers GameCity and Crytek. Participating teams and universities were allowed to choose from three different maps as their inspiration: The Pyramids of Giza, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge, or London around the time of the Great Fire in 1666. The winning team chose the London map and built the set shown in the 3D fly-through, realistically recreating the tightly packed streets and lanes of the capital city.

“The haze effect lying over the city is brilliant,” says Tom Harper, panel judge and curator at the British Library. “Great attention has been given to key features of London, complete with glittering window casements and other atmospheric cues.”