Getting to Know Shakespeare

Ashlyn B. & Dylan F.

Shakespeare was an Author

Shakespeare wrote plays, sonnets and poems. He wrote tragedies, histories and comedies.

Shakespeare lived 1564-1616

Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He married Anne Hathaway when he was 18 and had 3 children. Shakespeare died in 1616, on his 52nd birthday, his death remains a mystery.

Shakespeare accomplished...

Shakespeare was a successful actor, poet and playwright. He often played characters in his own plays. He was the co-owner of the globe theater. Shakespeare wrote many famous plays such as Romeo and Juliette, A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Julius Caesar.

Interesting Facts

  • Introduced almost 3,000 to the English language.
  • He wrote 37 plays and 154 works that are known of.
  • Was born and died on April 23rd.
  • Used Foreshadowing and Imagery.