In recognition of National Poetry Month, we want to share educational resources from the PBS series “Shakespeare Uncovered” to highlight what made The Bard one of the greatest poets who ever lived. The series combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. The Series 2 resources (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, and Othello) were created in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library. Resources for the first series (Macbeth, the comedies Twelfth Night and As You Like It, Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, Hamlet and The Tempest ) were created in collaboration with an advisory board comprised of high school educators and Shakespearean scholars.
You’ll find the collection here along with other resources from the series, including a “Shakespeare Uncovered” teacher guide.