April 23rd marks 400+ years since Shakespeare passed away. It is believed that he died on the same day he was born, though birth records are a bit sketchy. Listen to a wonderful story of his life on this link:
|"Off, off, darn kitty."|
1. What did you learn?
2. What/who influenced Shakespeare to write?
3. If Shakespeare were born today, what new issues would he face?
4. What would ELA be like if Shakespeare had not written plays?