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Reel to Real: Adapting Macbeth Throne of Blood
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
It's a tale of life, retold by a genius, full of sound and fury. Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood takes center stage in a resource that spotlights how the director adapted the characters and themes in Shakespeare's Macbeth to Japanese...
Analyzing Atmosphere: Macbeth Murder Scene and Dagger Speech
10th - 12th
Shakespeare's Macbeth (Act II, Scenes I and II) lacks explicit details of the murder of King Duncan, yet the author creates an atmosphere that allows us to visualize the event. Readers interpret the "Dagger Speech" by writing stage...
Shakespeare's Macbeth: Fear and the "Dagger of the Mind"
9th - 12th
Students read and analyze Shakespeare's play, 'Macbeth.' They analyze how Shakespeare uses metaphors, imagery and dramatic cues to demonstrate Macbeth's response to fear, and perform without words a scene dramatizing Macbeth's response...
Lady Macbeth 2: Unchecked Ambition
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can unchecked ambition, as is the case in MacBeth, have disastrous consequences? A video and accompanying activities, part of the Shakespeare English Exercises series, discusses the topic while also teaching key English skills. The...