“Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration giving primary school aged children opportunities for enriching and enjoyable early experiences of Shakespeare. It is one of the pathways to Shakespeare provided by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust for people of all ages and stages of interest. You can access hundreds of free resources including online workshops, storytellings and cross curricular resources linked to Shakespeare’s works, life and times on this website. Our wonderful creative teaching resources are available year-round.” (Shakespeare Birth Place Trust)
Teachers can register to gain access to hundreds of FREE cross-curricular resources related to Shakespeare which have been developed by education experts from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and a number of excellent partners across the UK. To Register Click here
The free resources available include:
- Classroom resources for Key Stages 1 and 2 covering all subjects.
- Lists of events and workshops celebrating Shakespeare across the UK and find partners in your area who can support your work both outside school and in the classroom.
- Shakespeare Challenges to share with your class in the Kids’ Zone area of the site.
Teachwire offer: “Banish the Bard’s boring reputation and celebrate” Shakespeare week 2022 with this interactive lesson plan for KS2.” It was written by Rose McDermott and it offers children the chance to learn how to:
- To make inferences from the text
- To develop their summarising and prediction skills
- How to write effectively for a range of purposes and a specific audience
- How to use dialogue to convey information about characters