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This collection of resources, websites, and posts are filled with everything you want and need to know about the esteemed bard, William Shakespeare, and all of his literary works!

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. 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.

Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath

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. Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath. Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting - Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2. UNSWICT - Module I How to use ICT to enrich the teaching of Shakespeare. 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.

The Show / Globe to Globe

At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his ‘foul and most unnatural murder’. The Complete Works of William 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.”

Theatre - Theater. English films. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE PLAYS. THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREWilliam Shakespeare is referred to as a Literary Genius and much of this praise is due to the wonderful words of his short sonnet poems and his extended poems as detailed on this page.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE PLAYS

He is the most widely read author in the whole of the Western World - his poems and quotes from poems are familiar to everyone. And yet when we think about Shakespear we immediately we think of his famous plays and not his less famous poems. During the Bard's lifetime dramatists were not considered 'serious' authors with 'serious' talent - but it was highly fashionable to write poems.

Plays were for entertainment poems were for the elite! There was not even such a thing as a custom built theatre until 1576! Shakespeare's Play Themes: How Shakespeare Uses Themes In His Plays. This article discusses Shakespeare play themes, and how he used themes in his play.

Shakespeare's Play Themes: How Shakespeare Uses Themes In His Plays

You often hear this kind of question: ‘What is Macbeth about?’ It’s impossible to answer it. If I tell you the story of Macbeth does that answer the question? The fact is that it’s about many things. Some of them are ambition, what it means to be a man, order and disorder, loyalty, appearance and reality, guilt, sin and retribution, good and evil, and many more. Shakespeare's Play Themes: How Shakespeare Uses Themes In His Plays. Open Source Shakespeare: search Shakespeare's works, read the texts. Why is Shakespeare Important? Why Study Shakespeare?

Why is Shakespeare Important?

The Reasons Behind Shakespeare's Influence and Popularity Ben Jonson anticipated Shakespeare’s dazzling future when he declared, "He was not of an age, but for all time! " in the preface to the First Folio. While most people know that Shakespeare is, in fact, the most popular dramatist and poet the Western world has ever produced, students new to his work often wonder why this is so. Shakespeare's Influence on the English Language. William Shakespeare - BrainPOP.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet IF Reel to Real resource Final. Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plans. Teacher Guide to Romeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareHow might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning?

Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plans

Check the resources here. Includes essential questions, plot diagram, character maps, Aristotelian elements of the tragic hero, conflict analysis, themes, symbolis, and motifs, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site. Comparing Primary Source Documents and Romeo and JulietStudents will identify literary techniques in Romeo's speech to Juliet in 1.5.

Students will compare imagery and diction in Romeo's speech to Juliet and Gough's Academy of Complements (1684). Crash Course, English Literature: Author John Green discusses central issues from Romeo and Juliet in these engaging (downloadable) videos at YouTube. Double Teen Death HorrorOn this page, a tabloid-style summary of the play from the BBC. Gangs Throughout LiteratureThis WebQuest asks students to analyze the impact of gangs and to explore conflict resolution strategies.