30 Minute Shakespeare
Elementary Schools
Nick Newlin has been involved with Folger Education for the
better part of two decades, as a performer, teaching artist,
and author of The 30-Minute Shakespeare series,
which is used by dozens of Elementary School teachers
annually at the Folger's Children's Shakespeare Festival.

Elementary performance
Photo courtesy of Folger Education

These adapted Shakespeare scripts with stage directions are perfect for
starting students in grades 3-5 on an adventure with Shakespeare that will
whet their appetites for the Bard, while engaging them in an interactive fun
hands-on learning experience! Shakespeare is explicitly recommended in the
Common Core Standards as suggested reading for high school students,
and many of the skills students will be required to demonstrate
a proficiency in are introduced in the elementary grades.

Special offer for Elementary teachers: Purchase one downoadable PDF (or paperback)
of any of the plays in The 30-Minute Shakespeare series and author Nick Newlin
will email you a FREE bonus PDF of the play of your choice. Offer expires 10/21/13.