Shakespeare and Cervantes

A worksheet to read about the lives of Shakespeare and Cervantes and to learn about some of Shakespeare’s plays.

Author: Borja Uruñuela



To introduce the pupils to Shakespeare and Cervantes To learn about some of Shakespeare’s plays


Literature: Shakespeare and Cervantes Worksheet, examples of different types of books: biographies, novels, poems and plays

Language focus

Key vocabulary: play, poetry, novel, actor, tragedy
Key language: William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote. William Shakespeare died in 1616. This play is about a young prince. Irregular verb: write/wrote

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