WebQuest by Alexa Feduchak & Leah Miraglia • The original Broadway production of The Miracle Worker and the actresses Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke
Who was known as “The Miracle Worker”? Why was there a play called The Miracle Worker? In this WebQuest, you will be able to find the answers to the above questions, as well as the questions on the next pages by clicking on the given websites located at the bottoms of the pages. Your answers must be handed in on a separate sheet of paper. Good Luck! Introduction The Miracle Worker
Task • When was the opening night of the original performance of The Miracle Worker? • What was the name of the theatre? • Who owned the theatre? • How many actors and actresses starred in the opening night performance? • Who were the understudies? • Who was this play written by? The Miracle Worker: Broadway Information
Task (continued) • Who was Anne Bancroft? • What role did she play in The Miracle Worker? • What are her best known works? • Who was Patty Duke? • What role did she play in The Miracle Worker? • What are her best known works? Anne Bancroft: Miracle Worker Patty Duke: Miracle Worker
Conclusion • Please answer the following few questions on a separate sheet of paper. You may use any of the previous websites if you need to. • What have you learned from this project? • Did you know about Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan before you did this project? If so, did you learn anything new? If not, what did you find out about them? • What did you learn about Broadway?
Evaluation Your work will be evaluated by the rubric provided by your teacher.
Teacher Page • http://plays.about.com/od/plays/a/miracle.htm • http://www.ibdb.com/production.php?id=2759 • http://www.lycos.com/info/anne-bancroft--miracle-worker.html • http://www.bing.com/celebrities/bio/search?q=Patty+Duke&id=327d51d7-9ec1-4756-ac16-6f753c77c39e&FORM=DTPCEO