by Sarah Haught, Fairmont State University

Gives students the opportunity to explore Shakespeare's most famous tragedy, 'Romeo & Juliet' by creating an 'ABC Booklet' of key terms, ideas, characters, and quotations.

Introduction

"For never was a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." -Romeo and Juliet, 5.3

   This webquest will open your eyes to one of the greatest writers and tragedies of all time: William Shakespeare and the tale of 'Romeo & Juliet'.  Set in Verona, Italy, the characters deal with enduring family fueds, young love, close loss, extraordinary friendships, and untimely death. Following a close reading of the text, readers will have the opportunity to illustrate gained knowledge through the creation of  fun booklet.