Shakespeare Apps

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The Sonnets by William Shakespeare (Touch Press), with 154 video recordings of noted actors reciting the Bard’s poems and video commentary by scholars.
Othello, one of the “Shakesperience” iBooks, from Sourcebooks featuring annotated text, audio and video recordings of film and stage actors in performance, photographs, costume and set drawings, production notes, tools for note-taking, and more.
Starting Shakespeare ($4.99; Gr 5 Up), an iPad app cleanly designed and easy-to-use provides brief historical overviews of Shakespeare’s world and work, as well as a variety of avenues for getting to know his plays, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, through narrated synopses with video dramatizations, short text and video profiles of the characters, enactments of “Key Scenes,” and fun, interactive “Learning Journeys.”


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