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Week 6

Who was William Shakespeare and why is he a famous historical figure?



1) Find out about one of Shakespeare's plays (e.g. A Midsummer Night's Dream): 


-What happens in it? 


- Who are the characters? 


- What did you think of the play? (Write a short review)



2) Find out about the life William Shakespeare: 


-Where was he born? 


-Did he have a family?


-What did he do in London? 


-What is the Globe theatre (and what happened to it?) 


-What is interesting about the date that Shakespeare died?   


-Are there any words or phrases from Shakespeare plays that we still use today?