II: MRS. PECORA
Macbeth Webquest Assignment
To use the internet to learn about the historical background of the play
To discover information about the mythological beliefs and superstitions relevant to the study of Macbeth
To further extend the concept of Fate to the Renaissance
Research the Three Fates from Greek Mythology. Be sure to examine both text and images. Record your sources
As you search, answer the following questions:
1. Who were the Three Fates?
2. What were heir roles?
3. How were they often depicted in paintings?
4. How are the three witches in Macbeth similar to the Three Fates?
Organize your findings into a well-constructed three paragraph essay.
Bring a printed copy to class on Monday!
Be prepared to discuss your answers in class next session.