This comic introduces students to the life of William Shakespeare. Also included: another page with more details about Shakespeare’s life and an introduction to his plays. Perfect for students who are reading Shakespeare for the first time or those who need a refresher before they tackle the Bard.
The author of this article is David Rickert, who leads parallel lives as a cartoonist and teacher. When not creating comics out of thin air, David teaches high school English Language Arts in Columbus, Ohio. His witty and engaging cartoons turn abstract and complicated concepts into concrete and concise images to embed content into our long term memories. Let’s face it: he makes boring topics entertaining. Check out his Grammar Comics and more resources to bring life to your ELA instruction at his store.