Shakespeare Research

Year 7 English Home Learning Project

What you need to do

For this Home Learning Project, you will be making a fact sheet or a booklet about Shakespeare's life and times. To complete the HLP, you need to carry out your own research and include information on:


- Shakespeare's early life

- the theatre in Shakespeare's time

- London in Shakespeare's time

- Shakespeare's Comedy Plays

- Shakespeare's History Plays

- Shakespeare's Tragedy Plays

- Modern Shakespeare

We have lots of books available in the library to help you with your research

Look at the following shelf numbers in the library to find more:

792.09 History of the theatre

822.33 William Shakespeare

942.05 The Tudors

942.055 Elizabethan England

Search the Shakespeare Reading List in Oliver

Click the above link to search the Shakespeare Reading List in Oliver to find more books and websites.

Suggested Websites

Our Online Databases

Britannica Online contains lots of images, videos and information about Shakespeare's life and work. Click here to access it.

Shakespeare for the Classroom