An engaging introduction to Shakespearean context, particularly around the theme of the supernatural in Macbeth. The lesson makes use of non-fiction sources including pictures, videos and articles to draw out an understanding of common beliefs at the time. Although this lesson focuses on Macbeth, it would be suitable for a general introduction to life in the Shakespearean era. The lesson is aimed at KS3 and it is fully resourced and ready to go. Differentiation and questioning is provided throughout.