Resources for teachers

The Tempest (2009) RSC in association with the Baxter Theatre Centre, South Africa. Photo by Ellie Kurttz © RSC

If you're teaching on The Tempest, these extra resources from our Education team are available:

Activities
Free education resources for The Tempest.

Themes in The Tempest
A list of the themes and motifs in The Tempest and examples of scenes where you can study them.

Schools' synopsis
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 Romeo and Juliet, from introducing the play to more in-depth explorations of the characters, relationships and themes.


Photo from The Tempest (2009) an RSC production in association with the Baxter Theatre Centre, South Africa.
Photo by Ellie Kurttz © RSC

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