- Short video about Shakespeare
- Overview of the LibGuide and requirements for the Shakespeare paper.
- Concept of topic & subtopics
- Overview of Research Databases
- Research and start notes with organizer
Tuesday & Wednesday:
- Research and continue notes with organizer
- Start rough drafts
- Create Works Cited Page
Pick at least TWO articles for your main topic, READ, and TAKE NOTES for each subtopic using the organizer from your packet. You may choose from the subtopics provided or pick your own.
Main Topic: Shakespeare's Life
Subtopics (There should be three):
1. Personal life: Childhood, Marriage, Children
2. Early career: Pick something to focus on: The Globe Theatre, early plays, success/criticism.
3. Late career and later years: Pick something to focus on: The later plays, sonnets, the authorship question, end of his career and life.
1. Personal Life: Who were his parents? When was he born? Where did he grow up? How was he educated? Who did he marry?
Where did he live? Did he have children?
2. & 3. Career:
Database articles: You Must Use at Least Two of These!
ABC-CLIO: William Shakespeare **
World History in Context: William Shakespeare
Click this link first, then this article: Encyclopedia Britannica: William Shakespeare
Biography in Context: William Shakespeare
Please print the articles if that helps you. Also, many of these articles will READ to YOU!
**To access ABC-CLIO articles from home, type: montytech1 in both login and password boxes.
Come up with your own thesis based on research. You may use one of the questions about his career in yellow highlight to write your essential question and then form your thesis statement.
For full credit, you will pass in the following:
Requirements for paper:
The first page must have the following in the upper left corner (copy, paste, and replace if you like):
Date of project
Your Teacher's Name
Due date: TBA.
Late projects: minus 10 points for each day late.