Fact Sheet: Shakespeare

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When it comes to William Shakespeare, there seem to be more questions than answers! Using the fact sheet, pupils uncover information about the Bard's home and family life, as well as his schooling and career. Readers also learn about his untimely death, which was in 1616 ... probably

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students discuss why they think Shakespeare spelled his name so many different ways
  • Ask scholars to memorize and recite one of Shakespeare's sonnets
Classroom Considerations

  • Text includes some British English spellings
Pros

  • Includes links to additional resources
  • Effective organization with questions in bold text 
Cons

  • None
Common Core