This unit, currently in use with third-graders at Murray Elementary School, works better than magic to get young readers hooked on Shakespeare! And it will work just as well with any age group!
Three beautiful picture-book versions of The Tempest (all out of print, but some used copies available on Amazon.com and other sites):
- Beneduce, Ann Keay, Gennady Spirin, and William Shakespeare. The Tempest. New York: Philomel, 1996. (ISBN 978-0399227646: Grades 3+)
- Coville, Bruce, Ruth Sanderson, and William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare's The Tempest. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1996. (ISBN 978-0440412977: Grades 3-6)
- Mayer, Marianna, Lynn Bywaters, and William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare's The Tempest. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2005. (ISBN 978-0811850544: Grades 4+)