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Engaging resources for your ELA standards

Bring dramatic texts to life with Digital Theatre+. From award-winning productions to resources addressing context, characters, language and themes, access a range of materials to help your students develop key literary skills and knowledge.

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What can Digital Theatre+ do for you?

Save Time

Save time

Whether you’re looking for a quick starter video or full lesson plans, you'll have ready-to-go resources relevant to the topics you teach at your fingertips.

Engage your students

Engage your students

Captivate your students with hundreds of productions of key literary texts and unique insights, delivered in a range of formats to suit multiple learning approaches.

Improve results

Improve results

Our resources are created with your standards in mind, supporting your students in developing core skills and understanding to boost achievement and help you meet your objectives.

 

Unlocking Character in Macbeth

Unlocking Character: Macbeth – access your free e-learning video!

Explore the character of Macbeth with this bite-sized e-learning video designed to strengthen your students' understanding of the text.

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Resources designed to support you

A subscription to Digital Theatre+ provides you with a range of teaching and learning materials, enabling you to plan the best lessons, keep your students engaged and extend their learning. 

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Plan

Get ahead on your planning with ready-made resources including toolkits, lesson plans and activities. Written by teachers for teachers, these materials are designed to create engaging lessons that meet your objectives. 

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Engage

Keep your students motivated with videos examining key scenes and themes to engage them with the text, quizzes and worksheets to test their knowledge, and extension questions to spark class discussion. 

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Explore

Extend your students’ learning with fascinating interviews, in-depth documentaries and accessible study guides, providing context and helping them make connections – perfect for independent learning!

Top picks for teaching ELA

Created by fellow ELA teachers and aligned to your standards, discover our latest teaching and learning resources for your lessons.

Unlocked: Engaging e-learning videos

These short and accessible videos will give you everything you need to engage students with key texts, covering character, language, themes, structure and plot. Plus, accompanying study guides provide context and consolidate students' learning. 

Poetry in Action

Bring poetry to life with engaging recitals of key poems for your standards. You can also access insightful videos with poetry experts on imagery, themes, context and more, and supporting contextual resources to extend your students’ learning.  

Coming soon: Speaking and Listening

These bite-sized videos help students to speak confidently and effectively, developing crucial speaking and listening skills. Ready-to-go worksheets are also provided to save you time, encouraging students to extend their learning and consolidate knowledge.    

Aligned to your standards

Our resources are created to address your state standards for ELA. Click the map to learn more about standards alignment for your state.

Top picks for Middle School

Support younger learners in building crucial foundational skills and knowledge with a range of engaging productions and accessible resources. 

Productions

With shows including The Wind in the Willows, The Railway Children, Billy the Kid, and Shakespeare adaptations created specifically for children, you'll have a range of productions to delight your students.

Graphic Novels

Similar to a ‘comic book’, the visual language of our graphic novels brings classic texts to life for younger students daunted by the language of literary greats including William Shakespeare and Jane Austen.  

Unlocked: E-learning videos

Perfect for foundational learning, these accessible videos are designed to introduce key literary skills and start building students’ understanding of dramatic texts including Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth.     

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Working with the best people to give you the best resources

We collaborate with over 50 leading theatre companies, educational organizations and arts collectives around the world to bring you high quality resources for your teaching. 

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