William Shakespeare was a famous English playwright and poet. His most famous plays include: Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Midsummer's Night Dream, and Macbeth. His plays have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare's sonnets are considered to be the most romantic ever written.
Born - April 23, 1564
Died - April 23,1616
Shakespeare Study Guide
This free resource includes summaries and analyses of the Shakespeare's complete works.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
A complete list of Shakespeare's works.
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream: Conflict Resolution and Happy Endings
Lesson plans from edsitement.neh.gov.
William Shakespeare's Sonnets: Read in Cadence and Write in Rhyme
Lesson plans grade level 8
Shakespeare Lesson Plans
Fun Shakespeare Lesson Plans: Web hunt Questions for Shakespeare Online
Shakespeare Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of Shakespeare.
The Life and Times of William Shakespeare
A short biography of the Bard's life, a Timeline of the world he lived in and a collection of reviews of other Shakespearean websites. You can even Test your Shakespearean IQ!
Many lesson plans on William Shakespeare.
Lesson plans, Background Information & Teaching Ideas
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