Explore Shakespeare-related resources from the RSC and other major cultural institutions with this platform from TES.
Teaching Shakespeare provides creative routes into the world of Shakespeare, while helping to bring a selection of his works vividly to life with resources from some of the UK’s major cultural institutions.
Created by TES, the Teaching Shakespeare hub is a result of a cultural partnership with the BFI, the British Museum, Into Film, the RSC and the V&A. Together, we worked to produce an easy-to-navigate library of resources that are organised in a way that makes sense to teachers and helps them to teach impactful lessons in the classroom.
The content is split into five different areas or approaches to teaching Shakespeare:
- Cultural approaches - Find out how Shakespeare comes to life on stage and in film by exploring art, design, costumes and other historical objects
- Themes - Engage with some of the playwright's universal themes, including conflict and the supernatural, and discover how they can still be relevant today
- Context - Learn about life in Elizabethan times in order to consider how it might have shaped Shakespeare's work
- Genre - Discover how conventions, stock characters and themes developed across the broad genres of Shakespeare's plays
- Plays - Explore Shakespeare's most widely-taught plays with this selection of creative materials and practical approaches
Explore the resources today at www.tes.com/teachingshakespeare