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Happy Shakespeare’s birthday!

Happy Shakespeare’s Birthday!

 

I was introduced to Shakespeare by my mother (who was an English major) at a young age. I’ve always enjoyed his work, and he’s still in my top 5 list of favorite writers. There are a lot of Shakespeare posts out there, from the academic to the humorous. To honor his birthday, here are a few links.

 

NCTE gives teachers some ideas of how to teach Shakespeare:

http://blogs.ncte.org/index.php/2015/04/working-with-shakespeare/

 

Here’s an old Book List post of wise lines from Shakespeare’s fools:

http://bookriot.com/2012/03/30/8-wisest-lines-from-shakespeares-fools/

 

Author Ian Doescher has a page devoted to his William Shakespeare’s Star Wars books:

http://www.iandoescher.com/william-shakespeares-star-wars/

 

And in case that’s not silly enough for you, here’s some clips of the Reduced Shakespeare Company parodies, appearing as a category on Jeopardy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOWC5zf8YMw

 

Enjoy, and have a great weekend celebrating all things Will Shakespeare! 🙂

I love to share my passion for Alaska and its history in my writing for young adults and their grown ups.

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