Happy 450th Birthday, Will!
April 23rd is the day many celebrate the birth of William Shakespeare, one of the more widely read dramatists of all times.This year is his 450th!
Prepare your students to understand Elizabethan society a little better.
Have a go with your students and have them take a Humours Quiz to determine their own basic personality traits, then see how they’d rate characters in the plays you have them study. Teens in the US will have fun with this quiz written in British English by our colleagues at TeachIt in the UK.
Also see SHAKESPEARE OUT LOUD AND IN COLOR.
For this special birthday, you may want to create your own birthday sonnet, or invite your students to write an record one like this: