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William Shakespeare WebQuest

William Shakespeare WebQuest

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William Shakespeare WebQuest
 The World of William Shakespeare and details of his biography havefascinated people for centuries. The questions and mysteries, whichsurround William Shakespeare, the Great Stratford playwright and hisbiography, life, times and works (including his plays, sonnets andpoems), are legion:Use the following website to answer the questions on page 1 of thisWebQuesthttp://www.william-shakespeare.info/site-map.htm 
Go to the Play Chronology Section to answer the next 5questions.
How many plays did William Shakespeare write?
 
Shakespearewrote 39 plays.Is the chronology of Shakespeare’s plays exact? No it isimpossible. Information has been pieced together by expertsfrom various sources to produce the following chronology.Why or why not? ? Because it was too complicated and theydidn’t have the exact 5 processes or like didn’t know if it wasexact.What 5 processes did they use to try and piece together thechronology of Shakespeare’s plays? The five processes is that itfollow actual historical events, allusions to historical events in hisplays, first performance dates taken from personal diaries andrecords, had royal court records and had legal documents.
Go to the Sonnets Section to answer the next 4 questions.
In what year was “Romeo and Juliet” first performed? It isbelieved that it was first performed between 1594 and 1595.What is a sonnet? It is a fourteen-line lyric poems, traditionallywritten in iambic pentameter - that is, in lines ten syllables long,with accents falling on every second syllable.What is iambic pentameter? It is one of manymetersused inpoetryanddrama. It describes a particular rhythm that the words establish in eachline. That rhythm is measured in smallgroups of syllables; these small groups of syllables are called"feet". The word "iambic" describes the type of foot that is used.  The word "pentameter" indicates that a line has
five
of these"feet".How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write? He wrote 154sonnets.What are Shakespeare’s 5 most popular sonnets? His 5 mostpopular sonnets are “O thou my lovely boy”, “My Mistress’ eyes”,
Dr. J. Smith, FacilitatorITU: TOLERANCEMs. J. Markley, FacilitatorShakespeares Romeo and JulietMr. M. Pryor, Facilitator
Willingness to recognize &respect the beliefs or practices of 
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator William Shakespeare WebQuest
 
“When in disgrace with fortune”, “Let me not to the marriage of true minds”, and “Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day?”
Go to William Shakespeare Biography section to answer thenext 4 questions.
What are 3 known facts about William Shakespeare the greatStratford Bard? 1. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small country town in Warwickshire which was a little biggerthan a village and boasted a weekly market. 2. Shakespeare hasthree children, Susanna, twins Hamnet and Judith. 3. His wife wasAnne Hathaway.List 3 facts that are known about the Elizabethan StratfordPlaywright and his family? 1. The crimes that ElizabethanStratford did was High Treason, Blasphemy, Sedition, Spying,Rebellion, Murder, Witchcraft, Alchemy. 2. Her and her sisterfought with each another. 3. Shakespeare was the most famousplaywright.
What exactly was the 'First Folio'? Is Shakespeare's picture anaccurate portrait? The "First Folio" is of major importance to WilliamShakespeare as it is the first collected edition of Shakespeare'splays without which there would be no William Shakespeare. No thepicture is not an accurate portrait because the clothes are wrong,the body looks like a child and the face is out of proportion.
List 2 reasons why there is so much controversy about thebiography of the playwright (William Shakespeare)?
Go to the Black Death and Bubonic Plague section
Were those who contracted the Bubonic Plague or Black Deathallowed outside of their house? Why or why not? No they were not,they were locked and bolted from the outside, no one was allow toenter in either and because it could spread and they don’t wantanyone else to die and create more victims.
Who were the Watchmen and what was their job? They wereallocated to watch the ‘plague houses that had the disease andwere under locked in their house and the job was to watch themand to put victims to lower baskets from an upper window for thewatchman to out food into it for the victims.
How did those who had the Bubonic Plague or Black Death eat? They out food to a lower baskets from an upper window for thewatchman to out food into it for the victims.
Dr. J. Smith, FacilitatorITU: TOLERANCEMs. J. Markley, FacilitatorShakespeares Romeo and JulietMr. M. Pryor, Facilitator
Willingness to recognize &respect the beliefs or practices of 
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator William Shakespeare WebQuest
 
How did people get the Bubonic Plague or Black Death? They gotthem from certain rats, there were people who got the black deathand some survived but carried them and it spreaded around.
In 1563, in London, how many people died of the Bubonic Plague? InLondon, over 20,00 people died from the disease.
SHAKESPEARE WEBQUEST CHALLENGE
For the Next 13 questions you are not given a specific website to referto. Use your resources to locate the answers to these questions.
PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THE EXACT WEB ADDRESS THAT YOUUSE TO ANSWER EACH QUESTION AFTER YOU HAVECOMPLETED YOUR ANSWER.
1)Did William Shakespeare attend a University? If so, which one? No,he did not because at the time he was poor and couldn’t afford it.http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Did_William_Shakespeare_go_to_university&alreadyAsked=1&rtitle=Did_william_shakespeare_attend_a_university
 
He would have went attended yo King Edward IV Grammar School inStratford-upon-Avon from age 7 in1571.http://www.william-shakespeare.org.uk/education-of-william-shakespeare.htm2)What is Shakespeare's shortest play?
 
How many lines does it have? The shortest play is the Comedy of Errors and it has 1,787 lines.http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090609230311AAvN6Wt3) What was the name of Shakespeare's wife?
 
How old wasShakespeare when they got married? His wife name was AnneHathaway and they got married when he was 18 and the wife was 26years old at the time.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare#Early_life4) Was Anne the same age as Shakespeare when they married? If not,was Anne older or younger?
 
No she wasn’t she was 26 years old so she
Dr. J. Smith, FacilitatorITU: TOLERANCEMs. J. Markley, FacilitatorShakespeares Romeo and JulietMr. M. Pryor, Facilitator
Willingness to recognize &respect the beliefs or practices of 
Ms. R. Muffler, Monday Facilitator William Shakespeare WebQuest

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