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Double the enjoyment of the Scottish play with a crossword puzzle based on Shakespeare's Macbeth. The activity tasks readers to identify characters and events and to fill in the missing words from Shakespeare's tragedy about the ambitious Scottish king and his conniving wife.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups critique the puzzle and then craft their own based on their assessment
  • Use as a review before a final reading assessment
Classroom Considerations

  • The clues focus on events and characters actions at the expense of the significance of these elements

  • An answer key is included

  • The wording of the clues makes it difficult to determine the correct response
Common Core