This Did Shakespeare Write His Plays? instructional video also includes:
Can we test whether lines ascribed to William Shakespeare were actually written by someone else? Science and linguistics join forces in this fantastic TED-Ed video to help us investigate the theory of whether history's greatest writer composed his own plays.
- Have learners conduct additional research on the field of linguistics and practice of stylometry to supplement what they learn from this video
- Refer to this video when discussing an author's unique voice and writing style, as well as the inherent structure that exists within poetry and other various forms of writing
- Animation engages learners and helps to illustrate content
- Customize the discussion prompts and additional resources provided on the TED-Ed website