Shakespeare: CONTENTS

William Shakespeare :


(Updated on 10/08/2014)



  • Shakespeare's Biography - a webquest
    Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

  • The Life and Times of William Shakespeare! - a webquest
    "By researching his  life and the society in which he lived students will gain an appreciation of the environment in which Shakespeare's plays were written and therefore a better understanding of the plays themselves."


  • William Shakespeare Webquest
    "Welcome to a Webquest that will help you understand the life and times of "The Bard" himself, William Shakespeare."


  • Webquest: Shakespeare
    "This Shakespearean webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on Shakespeare’s life, Romeo and Juliet, ’boy players’ and famous quotes from Shakespeare plays that we still use today. It is free to all onestopenglish users."

  • Shakespeare WebQuest
    "Use this WebQuest as a way to gain precious background knowledge before tackling one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, Romeo & Juliet."
  • William's World: A Webquest about Shakespeare
    "Description: This is a webquest designed to help students find out more about William Shakespeare’s life and times, especially what life was like in Elizabethan England.
    Age group: 8th or 9th graders
    Time: Can be covered in one 50 minute class period, or done as a take home assignment"

  • The Simply Shakespeare WebQuest
    "This WebQuest is going to walk you through some fun and creative ways to make Shakespeare relevant to YOUR life..."



  • Shakespeare webquest - interactive
    "Find out about what it was like to be an actor in Elizabethan England and all about Shakespeare's life by taking our interactive webquest."


    • Shakespeare's Globe - a webquest
      "With this WebQuest you will learn about the Globe Theatre in England during Shakespeare's time and then compare it to modern day theaters."




    • A Midsummer Night's WebQuest
      "In this WebQuest, you'll learn more about the fantastical world of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Your group will gather information about the life and times of  William Shakespeare, do some in-depth investigation about the characters of the play, and learn about the world-renowned Globe Theater in London. When you finish this assignment, you will have a better understanding of Shakespeare's life and writings."







  • 'OTHELLO' :

    • Images of Othello: A Shakespearean WebQuest
      "The lesson will take them on a WebQuest, first to textual references, and then to on-line searches for images of Othello in film, play productions, and art. The student will write an essay about the casting of Othello at the conclusion."




    • Romeo and Juliet Webquest
      "In this Webquest, you will gather background knowledge on Shakespeare, the Elizabethan England, and information that pertains to Romeo and Juliet. You will also learn about the cast of characters in the play." 




    • WebQuest: Shakespeare's Sonnets
      "This website is intended to give students an interactive opportunity to analyze Shakespeare's sonnets. There are 3 sonnets, and for each sonnet there is a corresponding video. I hope that the students will grasp Shakespeare's sonnets better by reading the sonnets and watching the"youtube" videos."





'King Lear'