Background on 16th Century England
Please go to http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/16century/welcome.htm and read through the "Topics" sections (Introduction plus 4 section beneath). In your DJs, please write a brief (2-3 sentences) summary from each section.
Background on Shakespeare & Hamlet
Go to http://www.bl.uk/treasures/shakespeare/background.html for excellent information on Shakespeare's life and works. Once you enter the site, read "Shakespeare's Life" and be sure to read more on both Stratford-upon-Avon and london. Then go back to choose "Shakespeare's Works" to read an overview then scroll down to read more about Hamlet. For each of these, write a brief (1-2 sentence) summary in your DJs.
Background on Elizabethan Theater
Click on "Presentations" to view my prezi for an overview of the theater during Shakespeare's day. We'll discuss some of this in class, but be sure to preview the information.