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Macbeth - Macbeth Bundle

Everything you need to teach Macbeth! EIGHTEEN HOURS' WORTH! Includes a 2 hour Macbeth overview (or revision /recap session), a complete GCSE revision guide, and EIGHTEEN lessons: Macbeth Introduction Introducing Macbeth and Banquo Analysing The Witches Introducing Lady Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7 Act 2 Scene 1 - The Dagger Scene Act 2 Scene 2 Act 3 Scene 1 Murdering Banquo The Banquet Scene Macduff Malcolm Lady Macbeth's Sleepwalking The End Essay Planning Mock Feedback Learning Quotes With more to come! Keep checking your downloads as more lessons will be added shortly.
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A complete multimedia unit of work for Macbeth. Include video and sound files. This includes everything you need to deliver the play to KS3 classes. Works especially well as a textbook in schools with 1 to 1 computing.
Macbeth: Macbeth Murder MysteryQuick View

Macbeth: Macbeth Murder Mystery

A crime scene investigation style lesson to introduce KS3 and KS4 students to the main plot ideas and themes of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. All activities are fully differentiated. Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner’s Shop
Macbeth: The Context of MacbethQuick View

Macbeth: The Context of Macbeth

This engaging and interesting lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of the context of the of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Some of the primary topics that are addressed are William Shakespeare himself, James I and superstition, witches and witchcraft, religion, mortality rates, and the theatre. This knowledge should enable students to make convincing links between the play and the events of the time. It is a vital lesson in any Macbeth theme that can be taught before, during, or after reading. The lesson uses a range of tasks, that require students to be visual and interactive learners. It follows this learning journey: - Understanding who William Shakespeare was, and remembering key details about his life; - Identifying words and phrases that he coined that are still in use today; - Taking part in a quiz about the some of the more basic key events and ideas of the time; - Researching the key events of the time (e.g. witch-hunts and the ascension of James I as King) and understanding which ideas were prominent. (e.g. divine right and religion) - Utilising speaking and listening skills in order to communicate gathered knowledge, and obtain knowledge from others. - Evaluating the learning in the lesson. All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
Macbeth GCSE Revision / Macbeth Revision WorkbookQuick View

Macbeth GCSE Revision / Macbeth Revision Workbook

A revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Section A of the new specification AQA Literature Paper 1 Section A, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students as they revise for William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Includes: Plot summary Key quotes Contextual information Theme analysis Revision activities
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Macbeth Revision Booklet

A 30 page booklet that students can use to revise the plot, characters and techniques used in the play. There is a lot of focus on key quotes to aid revision, especially if students are taking a closed-book exam. Also contains activities on context, includes a model answer and has mock questions that students can complete as they approach the exam. This resource works well as part of lessons, for revision, homework tasks or given as intervention to help students to be fully prepared for the exam.
Macbeth Huge Bundle!Quick View

Macbeth Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE MACBETH LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY BOOKLET, THE MACBETH KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth.’ Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer’s ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Shakespeare’s language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
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Pointless Game - Macbeth Edition

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a starter activity, plenary, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build learning of Macbeth: 1. The characters in Macbeth 2. Quotations from the text 3. Settings, themes, and character titles 4. Murders in Macbeth The nature of the game ensures that this resource can challenge students of all levels. NOTE: You can buy this resource alone, or in a bundle of 8 Pointless games, for only £1 more!
Macbeth - Timeline of Key QuotesQuick View

Macbeth - Timeline of Key Quotes

All of the key quotes from the play chronologically presented and subdivided into acts and scenes. A clear revision aid for students to identify and revise the key events. Suitable for all secondary year groups studying Macbeth, especially GCSE students in years 10 and 11.
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Macbeth plot revision worksheet

Worksheet to revise Macbeth's progression in the play. Images included and some prompts completed as well as space for students to fill in quotes/descriptions.
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Macbeth Overview

2 hours - A fully differentiated 2 hour lesson on Shakespeare's Macbeth, covering character analysis, themes, historical context and analytical paragraphs. Ideal preparation for Year 11 students about to sit AQA English Literature Paper 1.
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Macbeth GCSE Revision Activity Workbook

A 55 page activity workbook that takes students through everything they will need to know for their GCSE. Through completing tasks including graphs, tables, timelines, explorative and multiple choice questions, students are essentially building their own revision guide for the exam. Students are able to revise the content of the play whilst developing their own personal interpretations of Shakespeare's choices and purpose. The booklet takes students through the scenes, characters, symbols, motifs, contexts and themes and is targeted towards the GCSE mark scheme, so has specific tasks on the language, structure and stage choices deployed. The last section focusses on essay technique and includes annotated paragraphs, an annotated Level 7+ essay, practice tasks and guidance for completing effective essays. I use this instead of an exercise book for my Macbeth teaching, but could also be used as a homework or revision tool.
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Macbeth Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Scene by Scene Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Dramatic Devices; - Features of Tragedy. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
Macbeth  - The Story - Reading Comprehension WorksheetQuick View

Macbeth - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Macbeth based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a gap filling exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
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Macbeth: Lady Macbeth

This engaging and interesting lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of one of the key characters in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth: Lady Macbeth. In particular, they learn to make insightful interpretations about the character, and are enabled to draw links between Lady Macbeth and their knowledge of women in Shakespearean times. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be visual and interactive learners. It follows this learning journey: - Inferring key information about the character of Lady Macbeth from picture clues; - Identifying and ordering the key events in the text in which Lady Macbeth is involved; - Understanding her role in the rise and downfall of Macbeth; - Comparing and contrasting between her character and the expected role of women at the time the play was written; - Analysing Shakespeare's development of Lady Macbeth as a key character throughout the text; - Evaluating the learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: - A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; - Resources for the sequencing activity, detailing Lady Macbeth's numerous actions throughout the play; - A template to help scaffold the main task, complete with P.E.E instructions; - A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
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A set of extracts/keys scenes and various writing and essay activities to prepare students for the Literature exam. If you like it, please follow and review :-)
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Macbeth and Lady Macbeth character

timeline of acts to track the change in character of Macbath and lady Macbeth - pupils to find quotes and say what this tells us about the character at various points in the play