Last week I shared John Green's latest Crash Course videos about Hamlet. If you're looking for some other resources to help your students understand the works of Shakespeare, take a look at the materials below.
Shakespeare's Globe offers a four part virtual tour of the Globe Theater. The tour is built on the work of graphic designers who built a model of the original theater. You can find the tour here. You will need to install the Quicktime browser plug-in in order to experience the tour.
Shakespeare Animated is a YouTube channel containing twelve playlists
ten of which are animated adaptations of Shakespeare's most famous
plays. Some of the animated plays that appear in the Shakespeare
Animated playlist are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, MacBeth, and The Taming of the Shrew.
John Green's Crash Course videos about English literature includes two videos about Romeo &
Juliet. I've embedded the videos below.
TED-Ed hosts a lesson titled Insults by Shakespeare. In addition to explaining the insults used by Shakespeare the lesson also explores some of Shakespeare's other uses of dialogue.
L.A. Paun used LiveBinders to create and share a nice collection of Shakespeare resources. The LiveBinder has a section for Shakespeare in general and sections devoted to Romeo & Juliet, MacBeth, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night.
Shakespeare's Original Pronunciations
could be a good resource to support classroom readings of some of
Shakespeare's works. Take the guess work out of the pronunciations by