Resources for teachers
If you're teaching on King Lear, these extra resources from our Education team are available:
Free education resources for King Lear.
Themes in King Lear
A list of the themes and motifs in King Lear and examples of scenes where you can study them.
An engaging synopsis for students and teachers, created by writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
More support from RSC Education
- Learn more about teaching Shakespeare on our teachers' CPD courses.
- Bring your students to one of our workshops and events.
- Find free activities, photos, videos and more in our Resource bank.
- Buy our Teachers' Toolkit book which contains many exercises for teaching Shakespeare, from introducing the plays to more in-depth explorations of the character, relationships and themes.