This video/audio analysis of a key moment looks at the banquet scene, and Macbeth's horrified realisation that he has changed the natural order, to such an extent that the dead are returning from their graves...
Learning Objective: To explore how Shakespeare presents Juliet’s emotions in Act IV, scene 3.\n\nPowerPoint recapping Act IV so far, and exploring Juliet's emotions through a drama activity and persuasive writing.\n\nUsed with high ability Year 9 group.
Eight talks all under 5 minutes each: (1) Introduction, (2) Titles, (3) Alliteration, (4) Personification, (5) Symbols, (6) Onomatopoeia, (7) Cliché, (8) Simile. Note that there is a brief gap between each talk.
The series was runner-up in the 2010 Edublog Awards in the 'Best Educational Use of Audio' category.
Further talks in the series are available on www.sccenglish.ie, and also in our TES resource page.
5-minute talks from the Patterns of Poetry series. The talks are, in order: (9) Rhyme, (10) Repetition, (11) The Sonnet, (12) Punctuation, (13) Foreshadowing, (14) Metaphor, (15) Hyperbole. Note that there is a brief pause between each talk.<br />
This podcast series was runner-up in the 2010 Edublogs Award in the category 'Best Educational Use of Audio.' <br />
The first 8 talks are also available in our TES resources.
A revision podcast on Macbeth which examines the role of Lady Macbeth, who is too often reduced to a simplistic black and white character, but who should be considered as a real woman, complex and sometimes fragile. This podcast looks at the nine scenes in which she appears.
Various resources to support delivery of the play Dear Nobody by Berlie Doherty, includes close reading questions on the play, discussion of various points, quote grids to support gathering of evidence in preparation for critical essay, four critical essay plans on dislikeable character, sympathetic character (2) and one on Helen and Chris' relationship. Also includes two Reading for U, A & E (Scotland National 5) passages which are easily adaptable for pupils in a different authority.