SparkNotes.com: No Fear Shakespeare

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Resource:SparkNotes.com: No Fear Shakespeare
Provider:Barnes & Noble
Summary:Age Range: 14 and up (Grades 9 and up approximately; with parental supervision). This ad-supported website, created by SparkNotes whose mission is "to help you make sense of confusing schoolwork," offers a free translation of Shakespeare's works into modern day language. You can actually see Shakespeare's works side-by-side with a translation into the kind of English people actually speak today.
Description:When you get to the website, you'll see a list of Shakespeare's works including:

  • As You Like It
  • Hamlet
  • King Lear
  • Macbeth
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • And much more!

Click on any title and a new page opens with the table of contents of that particular work. Click on any Act/Scene and a new page opens displaying the original text and the modern text.

This is a terrific resource tool that promotes understanding and makes this literature more accessible.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Language Arts
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:14,15,16,17,18
Grades:9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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