Shakespeare Lessons

13 pages packed full of Shakespeare lesson ideas, activities, tutorials and more!

The plots of eight plays condensed to less than a paragraph each, plus four ways to use the synopses.

Hilarious printable list that gives students the ability to lob funny, brilliant insults at each other.

28 fun facts about Shakespeare that will delight you and your students!

100 quotes ready to print out, cut apart and put in a hat! Includes activity instructions for using the quotes.

Four innovative language activities that you will not find anywhere else. Ready to print and use right away!

Four innovative language activities that you will not find anywhere else. Ready to print and use right away!

Eight pages containing instructions and two printable homework assignments.

Printable lists of over 50 words and 30 phrases that Shakespeare invented.

Fourteen pages of ‘mystery’ characters to print out, cut apart and give to students as homework, or use for an in-class activity.

Thirty ‘dying speeches’ from Shakespeare characters ready to print out, cut apart and use right away.

Here is the entire play reduced to nine scenes on six pages featuring nine characters!

Three short versions of Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.

Two fantastic short versions of Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.

Four edited scenes from the play, plus a three-page version of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream!’

Three versions of Romeo and Juliet in ten lines, a three page version of the play and more!

Short Shakespeare Script - As You Like It - Two Short Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘As You Like It.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Short Shakespeare Script - The Tempest, Two Short Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tempest.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Much Ado Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Twelfth Night Scripts

Two scripted versions of Shakespeare’s play ‘Twelfth Night.’ Two-page version and ten-minute version!

Four short scenes to use with beginning Shakespeare actors, or to use with skill-building activities!

Students can perform Macbeth in under a minute by using this printout of Macbeth in Eleven Lines! Includes instructions.

Two easy-to-recite and understand scenes featuring the witches from Macbeth. Also includes an extra activity and discussion questions.

Too good to be true. Here is a professionally edited one-hour version of Macbeth that is included in a Drama Notebook membership!

Short Shakespeare Script - As You Like It - One Hour

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘As You Like It’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

hort Shakespeare Script - The Tempest - One Hour

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘The Tempest’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

Twelfth Night One Hour

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘Twelfth Night’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

Much Ado One Hour

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

Hamlet One Hour

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘Hamlet’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

One Hour Midsummer Night’s Dream

A professionally edited one-hour version of Shakespeare’s play, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ that is royalty-free to Drama Notebook members!

34 of the most famous (and brief) speeches, ready to print and hand out to your students!

Sixteen sonnets, chosen for their simplicity. Ready to print and distribute to your class right away—also includes translations!

FUN printable game that gets students on-their-feet and thinking while learning about Shakespeare!

Romeo and Juliet takes place over the course of just seven days! Inspire your students to tell the story of Romeo and Juliet by breaking it down by what happens each day of the week.

Four Shakespeare plays told in story form to help you and your students learn the plots easily!

Students can immediately re-enact Shakespeare plays using movement with this printable activity!