These links are about Shakespeare’s tragedy “Othello.” Includes a full-text version of the play, study guides, and lesson plans. Several links analyze the play in a modern day setting. There are links to eThemes on Shakespeare and drama.
Use this teachers' guide to assist students in studying Othello. A synopsis, suggestions for teaching the play including activities, discussion questions, and essay topics. Guide activities can be adjusted for students' abilities.
Learn about William Shakespeare, the places he lived, and the time period he lived in. Read the full text of some of his most popular works. Make a virtual visit to Anne Hathaway's cottage or Stratford-Upon-Avon. Try an interactive quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare, plus try to identify which words he invented. Visit an old Renaissance town and see what life was like in Shakespeare's time.
These sites explore the theater and acting. There are several ideas for using plays and acting in the classroom. Learn about the history of the theater and common theater terminology. Includes warm-up activities and scripts to use in the classroom. An eThemes Resource on Readers Theater is linked.