Activities & Resources - Kids Love ShakespeareBelow, I’ve added several activities that I’ve used in my classroom while exploring Shakespeare. Some of the activities include links to accompanying .PDF files. If you have photos and lessons you’d like to share from your classroom, please contact me! When: After your students are familiar with one or more of Shakespeare’s plays.Prep: Choose a variety of characters from the plays you have studied with your students. Write the name of each character on the back of an index card. Make sure you have the same amount of characters as students in your classroom.Activity: Assign each student a character. When: After your students have completed the guessing game or are fairly familiar with the characters involved.Prep: Gather enough sheets of cardstock so that each of your students has a piece that is at least 8.5 x 11 – but, the bigger the better. When: After your student have created their 3D character portraits.Prep: Attach a large popsicle stick to each character with tape. 4.
Time lineClick on the date to see related documents, then click on the documents to come back! 1564/William Shakespeare is born to John and Mary Shakespeare in the town of Stratford Upon Avon. Approximately 1570/William begins grammar school.ideasforteachersHere is a list of some of the things we have done in class**. With just a few adjustments, the activities may certainly be used for any book/author the children are reading. Please contact me with questions, comments, or suggestions! After researching Shakespeare's life from several resources, compile a timeline of the major events of his life. Have children recreate journals, pictures and news articles from this event in the character of someone who was present. **If you are going to use these ideas in a publication or workshop, please give us the credit!