Shakespeare: Did He Exist? A CSI Investigation! Did William Shakespeare even exist?
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In this very hands-on and engaging William Shakespeare CSI Investigation, students embark on a CSI Investigation to determine if one of the greatest writers to ever live, William Shakespeare, ever existed.
Students will investigate a variety of theories regarding the existence of Shakespeare - such his lack of education, his experience as an actor, his illiterate parents and children - to determine where this man's legacy stands.
Students become true detectives as they examine William Shakespeare's handwriting to determine its authenticity!
Students will also investigate the likelihood that other authors used the name Shakespeare, such as Sir Francis Drake, Edward de Vere (the Earl of Oxford), and Christopher Marlowe!
Once finished, students submit a letter to the Strafordian Society presenting their evidence!
Tons of fun!
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