Timelines are a wonderful way to display information so people can better understand a chain of events in sequence. I thought this timeline of William Shakespeare was interesting because it showed the progression of his life and his work within the same information graphic. http://timelines.com/
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) gave the English language many phrases and sayings, which English speakers still use every day. Description from myblog-inplainenglish.blogspot.be. I searched for this on bing.com/images
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Of all of cinema's translations of "Macbeth" nothing is more outstanding and amazing as Akira Kurosawa's "Throne of Blood." Some of the finest performances this subject has ever displayed are in this work. Kurosawa pulls off amazing visuals and makes some dated sideshow camera tricks work miracles.
Pop songs translated into Shakespeare. It would be fun to give students a bunch of these and have them match them or translate them and then have them take a stab at turning a song they like into a sonnet. A good fun way to teach students iambic pentameter and the structure of sonnets. jj