The most famous Bard of all welcomes you to our fun, free and poetic
collection of William Shakespeare Quizzes and Activities
designed to improve children's interest and general knowledge about
William Shakespeare's life, his plays and his genius. All of our free printable
resources are in Adobe PDF format and provide a mixture of activities
and challenges to stimulate interest in the world famous Bard.
We recommend that children are given the quiz sheets as classroom handouts
and then encouraged to independently research the answers about
William Shakespeare's life, plays and poems using reference books or
reliable internet resources. From 'Romeo and Juliet' to 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
we can help you learn about that most famous playwright from Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Download or print our free
Shakespeare Quiz with Answers
(as a 3 page Adobe PDF document) and take a stroll through his life and works .... from his birth,
through his fame in the top London theatres, to his death.
This is the more difficult version (without multiple choice answers) suitable for older children.
(Medium File Size: 0.4MB)
Download our free
Multiple Choice Shakespeare Quiz with Answers
as a 3 page Adobe PDF document. This is the slightly easier version of the quiz referenced above with
multiple choice answers to assist younger children.
(Medium File Size: 0.4MB)
Forget the 'De Vinci Code' - that's so 'yesterday' -
now it's time to crack the Shakespeare Code !
Suitable for most ages who like a challenge, our easily printable
Shakespeare Code Word Activity
provides an alternative way for children to learn about his plays and
their famous quotations by tackling a challenging code breaking activity.
There are quotes to find from such famous works as Midsummer Night's Dream,
Macbeth and Hamlet.
(Small File Size: 0.3MB)
Grab a quill and a pot of ink (and something to mop up all the mess
you'll make with them) and get familiar with some of the Bard's amazing plays by
hunting through our free printable
Shakespeare Word Search
complete with an answer sheet. Plays to find include Macbeth, Othello,
As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and Twelfth Night.
(Small File Size: 0.1MB)
Despite our best efforts to research and cross-reference
the quiz and activities you must understand that
errors and inaccuracies are possible, particularly
because researchers and historians often (or always!) disagree on facts,
figures and events. Please use these resources for general information only and do not rely
upon them for any purpose. If you'd like to notify us of any
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