The Beatles

Your new subject of study is the famous British group, The Beatles.

Your project:

The Beatles have just announced they are breaking up. A team of journalists is sent to Abbey Road to interview the band about their amazing career and find out why they are ending it.

You will play the role of a member of the band, or a journalist.

Today, you’re going to begin preparations for this project by reading and listening to information about The Beatles.

If you need help, use the dictionary: http://www.wordreference.com/

The Beatles : A webquest

  1. Read the questions.
  2. Click on the links.
  3. Read or listen to the information.
  4. Write the answers in English, in pencil.

Which English city do the Beatles come from? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….

What is the name of the museum opened in their honour? ………………………………………………………………………………………

What time can you visit the museum? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

What are the names of the four members of the band?………………………………………………………………………………………

What was the name of the band John Lennon started? ……………………………………………………………………………………….

Where did John Lennon meet Paul Mccartney?…………………………………………………………………………………………………

Who was the Beatles’ first manager? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Where does he hear them play for the first time? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

Who was Pete Best? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Why do they replace Pete Best with Ringo Starr? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

What is the Beatles’ first single and when was it released? ……………………………………………………………………………………

Watch this video. Describe Beatlemania: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

When did the Beatles first arrive in America? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

What shocking event happened in 1967? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

After this event, the Beatles were never the same and soon they broke up. What year did they officially break up?………

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