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William Shakespeare Lapbook

William Shakespeare LapbookWilliam Shakespeare has written many works that influence our literature and culture still today.  Learn about his life, his writings, and his legacy in this free William Shakespeare lapbook.

How to Fold a Lapbook

Library List:
William Shakespeare Complete Works by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare: His Life and Times by Kristen McDermott
The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood

Activities:
Shakespeare’s Birth – Write about Shakespeare’s birth, birthplace, parents, and siblings.
Stratford-upon-Avon – Write about the village where Shakespeare was raised.
John Shakespeare -Write about William Shakespeare’s father.
Education – Write about William Shakespeare’s early life and education.
Lost Years – Answer the questions about the Lost Years.
Family Life – Write about Shakespeare’s wife and children.
London – When did Shakespeare move to London? What was London like during that time?
The University Wits – Answer the questions about the University Wits.
Poetry – Practice your handwriting with your favorite Shakespeare Poem.
Lord Chamberlain’s Men – Write about Shakespeare’s role in Lord Chamberlain’s Men.
Plays – List all of Shakespeare’s tragedies, comedies, and histories.
Synopsis of Favorite Plays – Write a brief synopsis of some of your favorite plays. You can print out as many of these pages as you would like.
The King’s Men – Write about the King’s Men.
Influences of Shakespeare’s Work – Write about the things that influenced Shakespeare’s writings.
Shakespeare’s Death – Write about Shakespeare’s death: when he died, where he is buried, etc.
Shakespearean Phrases – Write some of the common phrases coined by Shakespeare.
Shakespearean Vocabulary – Write some of the words coined by Shakespeare that are commonly used today.
Shakespeare’s Legacy – Write a little about the legacy left behind by Shakespeare.

Related Pages:

William Shakespeare Notebooking Page

Globe Theatre Notebooking Page

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