Macbeth: The Play and The Man




Let's start your quest! First print or open the WebQuest Handout (see handout below) in order to answer the questions, reflect on, or comment on the interpretation of Macbeth the play, which will be needed for submission at the end of the quest.

What better place to begin than to get a better understanding of the man behind the creation of Macbeth: William Shakespeare.  

Task #1: For this task you will need to follow both links below, refer to the WebQuest Handout to answer the questions and quick write.




Task #2:   For this task you will take an interactive view of The Globe Theater during Shakespeare's time (Make sure to click on the forward arrows that appear on the slides for additional information needed to answer questions, then click the house icon to return to the tour) and during current time as you  answer the questions and reflection on the handout.

http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/converse/movies/sound_globe.swf    (Virtual tour of The Globe in Shakespeare's time)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVmOric9nUo&feature=related  ( Background of The Globe  and current view)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgnInT4x8kA&feature=related  (Current view of the Globe)

Task #3:  For this task you will look at the reasons for the play’s longevity and popularity for modern audience.  Read the excerpt and listen to an actor’s view and answer the questions and quick write that follow. 






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