William Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564. And, in his honor, April 23 is “Talk Like Shakespeare Day”! A couple of years ago, we learned about his life and works as part of our Renaissance Unit Studies. Below are online Shakespeare resources for today or any day.
Guide for How to Talk like Shakespeare http://www.shakespeare400chicago.com/talklikeshakespeare.html
Shakespeare Translator http://www.shmoop.com/shakespeare-translator/
Teacher and Student Resources http://www.folger.edu/Content/Teach-and-Learn/Shakespeare-for-Kids/
Tour Stratford Upon Avon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D57ji9MnM2U
Notebooking pages http://www.homeschoolshare.com/shakespeare_notebook_pages.php
And, the kids will liked playing some of these online puzzles and games http://www.folger.edu/education/sfk_kids/
For the younger boys, Wishbone Shakespaw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MsSMBrkHWI&list=PLA95D27DD44814AB9
Of course, there should be cake, because studying anyone on their birthday is better with cake!
For more of our Middle Ages/Renaissance Unit Studies click https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/03/08/keeping-the-code/