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American Romanticism Online
This site of educational resources includes an overview of American Romanticism with key social and literary characteristics. You will also find lesson plans and full texts of some important romantic works.
Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet
This interactive version of Romeo and Juliet will make the play a breeze to read. There are numerous links in every act that explain Shakespearean words and provide pictures and videos to help you get a visual of what is happening.
Mrs P Storytime: Happily Ever Afters
Mrs. P has a YouTube playlist of her favourite "happy ever after" stories, including Cinderella, Rapunzel and The Princess and the Pea.
Lesson Plan: An Exploration of Romanticism Through Art and Poetry
Students use art and poetry to explore major historical, societal, and literary characteristics of the Romantic period. They will deepen their understanding of Romanticism through an evaluation of Wordsworth's definition of poetry. The lesson plan includes featured resources, printouts, etc.
Discovering Literature: Romantics and Victorians
Explore the British Library’s greatest literary treasures from the Romantic and Victorian periods. This site contains articles and videos with insights by 60 experts, 25 documentary films and teachers’ notes.
TED: Shakespearean dating tips
Watch this video to get some dating lessons from Shakespeare. Dig Deeper has links to complete works of the Bard..perhaps for some inspiration?
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
You are able to read the entire play online with this link.
First Meeting of Romeo and Juliet
This resource pack explores the first meeting of Romeo and Juliet. The notion of "love at first sight" is discussed; the scene is set in context and students move on to looking in detail at the religious imagery used by Romeo and Juliet in Act 1, Scene 5. The sonnet form is then introduced. Students...
The Tale of Cupid and Psyche
Learn all about the classic love story of Cupid and Psyche.
Porphyria's Lover (ScottMcCloud.com)
This is a beautifully visual adaptation of a poem by Robert Browning.