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?