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Shakespeare's Life and Times: Home

This guide is useful for high school students studying the life and times of William Shakespeare. Teachers may also use this guide to conduct a WebQuest or smaller research assignments before studying one of Shakespeare's plays.


This page will introduce you to the life of William Shakespeare. 

Books and eBooks at Southeast Guilford High School

Helpful Databases- Tutorial on NC Wise Owl

The following databases will help you find more information on all of the topics for this project. 

Use this instructional video to help guide you through using NC Wise Owl.

Macbeth Film Trailer

This trailer is a modern adaptation of Macbeth, which is the play we are studying in class. 

Shakespeare's Early Life- Stratford Upon Avon

This video details Shakespeare's birth place, his early life, schooling, and a little bit of family history. It also discusses how his early life inspired his writing and changed the way plays were written.Take a look around Shakespeare's home! Make sure to cite your sources. Click "watch on YouTube" to get information on the source.