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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Analyzing Atmosphere: Macbeth Murder Scene and Dagger Speech

For Teachers 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...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth: Fear and the "Dagger of the Mind"

For Teachers 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...
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Macbeth: Denouement/Falling Action

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Readers of Shakespeare explore denouement in Macbeth and track the play's falling action in Act IV, Scene 1. They complete a worksheet/table noting the content and significance of each of the three apparitions granted Macbeth by the...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth

For Teachers 10th
After reading Act II of The Tragedy of Macbeth, give your class this prompt to complete. One other question is listed along with information regarding the divine right of kings. A full plan is not written out here, but the prompt is a...
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MacBeth Activity Using Alanis Morissette's "Wake Up"

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners analyze Macbeth through the lens of a pop song. In this Macbeth lesson, students read Act I, Scene 7 of Macbeth and determine Lady Macbeth's viewpoint. Learners read the lyrics to Alanis Morrissette's song 'Wake Up' and work in...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth: Fear and the Motives of Evil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use an online search engine (or a printed concordance) to locate passages that highlight Macbeth's response to fear and his descent into evil. They analyze the motives of Macbeth's increasingly desperate and evil actions.
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“Speak, I Charge You”: Macbeth On Your Feet, Not In Your Seat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“Is this a dagger which I see before me . . .” As part of a study of Macbeth, class members engage in a series of activities that get them up and moving. Individuals practice, then deliver, a line from the Scottish play. The entire class...
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Exploring the Expository Scenes in Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the function of exposition in play structure. They will be able to develop multiple interpretations and visual and aural production choices for Shakespearean scenes and choose those that are most interesting.
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Macbeth: Influence of Supernatural

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Something wickedly wonderful this way comes in a lesson that focuses on Macbeth. After a close reading of the play, class members craft a literary analysis essay in which they use evidence from the text to show how Shakespeare uses the...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth: Fear and Motives of Evil

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Students complete play and vocabulary analysis for William Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this Macbeth analysis lesson, students use an online research engine to locate passages that highlight Macbeth's response to fear and his descent into...
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Standards Focus: Imagery, Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this figurative language worksheet, students examine Shakespeare's use of imagery in "Macbeth" as they read 7 excerpts from the play paying attention to the underlined figures of speech in order to identify the figure speech and...
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Standards Focus: Mood, Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this mood worksheet, students review the literary technique mood as they read a brief description and then identify the mood in 7 excerpts from Act I of "Macbeth." Students also list as many moods as they can.
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Macbeth

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore and analyze how to approach Shakespeare and create more meaning in a variety of contexts. In groups, they imagine three witches on the heath and trying to play it straight. They study various script extracts to evaluate.
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Mark The Bard!

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a packet of cross-curricular literacy lessons and activities centered around two of the Bard's most popular plays, Macbeth and The Tempest. Class members look for evidence of...
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Macbeth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the changes the characters go through in Shakespeare's play Macbeth. They discuss the themes of the play write an essay comparing current events to the themes of the play.
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Can You Hear Macbeth Now?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore how sound affects scene understanding using the Shakespeare play Macbeth. In this audio and play analysis lesson, students respond to Macbeth events as if they were at a sporting event. Students listen to parts of the...
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Macbeth Madness

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Shakespeare's Macbeth by completing the creative activities. In this Macbeth lesson, students discuss the timeline for William Shakespeare and identify the characters for Macbeth. Students read Act One, Scenes i-v of...
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The Macbeth Tango

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how Macbeth and Lady Macbeth relate to each other in individual scenes and throughout the play. By taking elements of that relationship and making them physical, students analyze the Macbeths' marriage on many different...
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Macbeth Madness

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Shakespeare's Macbeth through the reading and discussion activities. In this Macbeth lesson, students read Act IV and V and then discuss the ending to the play.
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Shakespeare's Macbeth: Fear and the "Dagger of the Mind"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze how Shakespearean metaphors, imagery, and other dramatic cues reveal Macbeth's response to fear. Students then perform, without words, a scene dramatizing Macbeth's response to fear.
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Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's Tortured Sonnet

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read four of Shakespeare's sonnets and determine whether they are read from Macbeth's or Lady Macbeth's point of view. They support their decision using evidence from the text.
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Macbeth Madness

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Shakespeare's Macbeth in a variety of creative activities. In this Macbeth lesson plan, students read Act Two, Scene IV and Act Three, Scene I-VI. Students then complete the text given at the link.
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Macbeth Madness

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners participate in various social studies activities in correlation to William Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this Macbeth lesson plan, students study maps of Scotland, England, and Norway to identify locations mentioned in Macbeth....

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