A Man and his Times


William Shakespeare is the most admired and performed playwright in the world. However, very little is known about the man himself.

Did William Shakspere of Stratford really write those countless sonnets and plays or was it somebody else? What information is available on the biography of William Shakespeare? What was life like in Shakespearean England.

In this webquest, you will be asked to work in teams in order to shed some light on these questions. Having presented your results in class, the class will have enough background knowledge to take a closer look at some of Shakespeare´s works.