This download contains a seven page workbook over the life, career, and accomplishments of England's national poet. Included is a workbook cover for the students to use on their assignments. The workbook is designed to be fill in the blank and short answer questions. A page has been included for the students to cite the sources they use to complete the workbook. I used this assignment as an introduction to Romeo and Juliet with my ninth grade honors students. It took them two forty-five minute class periods to complete this assignment.