This is a complete 25 lesson scheme to prepare pupils for the Macbeth section of the English Literature GCSE. Although it is specifically aimed at the EDUQAS paper, it is easily adaptable other exam boards.
To provide pupils with an in-depth knowledge of the plot of Macbeth.
To enable pupils to analyse language at word, sentence and scene level, the effect on the reader and Shakespeare’s intentions.
To enable pupils to respond thoughtfully and individually to questions about context, dramatic effect, theme, character and language.
Every resource needed to teach the scheme is included. All resources are labeled according to the lesson they are to be used in according to the scheme.This includes the scenes. For example, Lesson 10 Lies and insanity, Act 1 summary lesson 10, Act 2 scene 1 lesson 10.
Opportunities for easy differentiation are typed in dark green.
The scheme includes a lesson on context to help pupils understand why Macbeth was written and what society was like at the time.