Day 1 - Review some of Shakespeare's plays with the children and decide which one you are going to focus on. Check out some of the 60 second Shakespeare examples on the BBC website to see the sort of thing you are aiming for. Day 2 - Decide what parts of the play need to be included. Write the story (use a storyboard) and plan how you will make the story into film or audio. Day 3+4 - Collect props and make any scenery you need. Download any software you need for making the film. Do filming. Day 5 - Editing, viewing and reviewing. If you have time, pick some of the other ideas (such a making a model of The Globe Theatre).
Further Help and Resources
You can make a 'film' quite easily just using ordinary photographs. My homeschool videos were made this way using Windows Movie Maker (it comes free with Windows - I am sure there will be a Mac equivalent). We recorded the speech using Windows (free!) sound recorder (do a search in the programs box).
If you think a whole play is too much, then you could use these monologues instead.
Teachit have some great posters available with Shakespeare quotations perfect for putting around the house. You have to sign up (free) to access them - and you need to scroll down the page a little to find them.
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