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One of shakepeares nicknames Bard of Avon
Shakespeares first name William
Where was shakespeare born? Stratford upon Avon England
The total number of plays shakeseare wrote Thirty seven
A tragic love play written by Shakespeare, one of his most know plays Romeo & Juliet
His wifes name Anne Hathaway
One of shakespears biggest fans Queen Elizabeth I
What genre where most of his first playwrites History
What month was Shakespear born April
What was one of Shakespears job titles Play-writer
What is the name of the theater associated with Shakespear The Globe
How tall is the Globe Five feet
What did Shakespear write poems

Shakespeare Crossword

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17th-century London theatre for Shakespeare’s acting company Globe
In which play would you find the quote, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life”? RomeoandJuliet
Shakespeare play featuring daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia King Lear
Who is the Queen of Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream? Titania
From which play does a ghost chillingly call out to the main character: "Remember me"? Hamlet
In which play would you find the quote, "If music be the food of love, play on" Twelfth Night
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 ____ Sonnets
Name of the town Shakespeare was born Stratford-Upon-Avon
Name of Shakespeare's wife Anne Hathaway
"Shall I compare thee to a ____'s day" - Sonnet 18 opening line summer
Name of the play with the characters Iago, Desdemona and Cassio Othello
Where in Italy is Romeo and Juliet set in? Verona
What is the global campaign name for British Council's celebration of Shakespeare's 400th anniversary? ShakespeareLives
Which month is Shakespeare Day set in? April

Shakespeare's Life and Theatre Crossword

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Whom did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway
What nickname do we use for Shakespeare? The Bard
What was the name of England's very first theatre? The Theatre
Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford Upon Avon
Shakespeare's works were first published in this. First Folio
First Theatre Troupe Name Lord Chamberlain's Men
Second Theatre Troupe Name The Kingsmen
Main time period in which Shakespeare lived. Renaissance
Name of Shakespeare's theatre TheGlobe
Name of first monarch Shakespeare wrote under. Queen Elizabeth
England's James the First was first this country's James the Sixth Scotland
Shakespeare's plays are mostly written in this verse Iambic Pentameter
Anne Hathaway was how many years older than William? Eight
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
What caused the theatres to close down for breaks? The Plague
How many people could The Globe hold? Three thousand
In 1613, during Henry VIII, this set off a fire that burned down The Globe. A cannon
What group destroyed The Globe after the English Civil War began? The Puritans
These people paid one penny per ticket and stayed in the "pit" or "yard." Groundlings
The troupe of actors that traveled to give performances were called "The Strolling Players"
The name of Shakespeare's eldest daughter Susanna
Play thought to have been the first performed at The Globe. Julius Caesar
Performances were held during the Daylight
Shakespeare lived for how many years? Fifty-two

Shakespeare's Life Crossword

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What century was William Shakespeare born? SIXTEENTH
How many siblings did Shakespeare have? SEVEN
What was the name of his first child? SUSANNA
What was his wife's name? ANNE HATHAWAY
What town did he go to school in? STRATFORD
How many plays did he write? THIRTY EIGHT
How old was he when he married? EIGHTEEN
How many years older was his wife? EIGHT
What was the name of his son, who died aged 11? HAMNET
Complete this play "Romeo and...." JULIET
As well as plays he also wrote 154 what? SONNETS
He is known as the what of Avon? BARD

Shakespeare Crossword

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Birth place of William Shakespeare Stratford upon Avon
A male member of the Montague family Romeo
A Step's song mimicking Shakespeare's plays Tragedy
Juliet's family name Capulet
Shakespeare's profession Playwright
Romeo's family name Montague
The first name of Shakespeare's wife Ann
Who was Romeo's lover Juliet
The last play that Shakespeare wrote alone The Tempest
Which of Shakespeare's plays do the Three Witches appear Macbeth
"But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve..." Is a famous quote from which Shakespeare play Othello
The name of his famous theatre in London Globe
The name of a king that died in the battle of Bosworth Field is also the name of a Shakespeare play Richard the third
His first name William
A modern day floating city in Italy Venice

Shakespeare Unit Background Notes and Literary Terms Crossword

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When was Shakespeare born? April 23,1564  
What time period did Shakespeare live in? Elizabeth Times
Who did Shakespeare get married to? Anne Hathaway
What was the name of their first children? Susannah
What were the name if their twins? Hamnet and Judith
Where did Shakespeare move to after living in Stratford on Avon? London
What is the name of Shakespeare’s theater? Globe
What genre was Macbeth? Tragedy
What genre was Twelfth Night? Comedy
What caused the Globe to close? Plague
When did Shakespeare die? April 23,1616
What is when an actor shares information with the audience that the other actors do not hear? Aside
When a long speech is delivered by an actor with actors’ present? Monologue
When a speech is delivered by one actor who is alone on stage? Soliloquy
Conversation between two or more characters? Dialogue

William Shakespeare Crossword

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Who was William's wife? (two words) Anne Hathaway
What was the name of William's theatre? The Globe Theatre
At what age did William die? Fifty-two
Where did William grow up? Stratford-Upon-Avon
When did the Globe Theatre opened? FifteenNintyNine
When was the Globe Theatre rebuilt? Sixteenforteen
How old was William's wife when she got married to him? Twenty-six
Where was Stratford-Upon-Avon located? England
What was the name of the people who shut down The Globe Theatre? the Puritans
How many plays did William produce? Thirty-eight
What month did William get married? November
What month did the Shakespeare welcomed there named Hannet? Febuary
Name one person who inspired William to write? Geoffrey Chaucer
The time when William Shakespeare was alive was how many years ago? Fourhundred-fifty

Shakespeare's Life and times Crossword

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Born in this month April
Childhood home ________________-Upon-Avon Stratford
Instead of paper, they had Parchment
Wife Anne Hathaway
Wrote 154 of this kind of poem Sonnet
Group of actors, The _______ Men Chamberlain's
Girl's parts had to be played by ________ Boys
Performed plays at this theatre (2 wds.) The Globe
The Globe was closed down due to the (2 wds.) Black Plague
Plays with unhappy endings Tragedies
Plays with happy endings Comedies
Collection of all his plays, post-death (2 wds.) First Folio
His father made these Gloves

William Shakespeare Word Search

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King Lear
Global Theater
Othello
Tempest
Macbeth
Anne Hathaway
Juliet
Romeo
Hamlet
tragedy
Death
love
William
Shakespeare

Shakespeare Word Search

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Kings Men
Tragedy
Elizabethan
Sonnets
History
Comedy
Couplet
Bard of Avon
Anne Hathaway
Dramatist
Playwright
Poet
Actor
Stratford
Performance
Globe Theatre
Macbeth
Shakespeare
Hamlet
Juliet
Romeo

The Bard of Avon Crossword

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One of Shakespeare's most famous plays about a Roman leader. Julius Caesar
Deadly Plague rampaging through Europe at the time of Shakespeare. Black Death
What kind of disaster forced the Globe Theater to close in 1613? Fire
Another name for Lord Chamberlains Men Company. King's Men
What is the name of Shakespeare's famous theater? Globe
Area in England that Shakespeare grew up in. Stratford
How many kids did Shakespeare have? three
The name of Shakespeare's most famous play. Hamlet
What is the name of England's national poet? Shakespeare
What was the name of Shakespeare's son who died in 1596? Hamnet