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.
Questions for extract from Macbeth Act 3 scene 2 - aimed at lower ability students to check understanding.
Matt Posner: a usable analysis of word choice and sonics in a selection from Macbeth which is not provided. AFT member will have to supply that extract, but since it's Macbeth 3.2 it's easy to get, viz. http://www.shakespeare-navigators.com/macbeth/T32.html
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.
This podcast series was runner-up in the 2010 Edublogs Award in the category 'Best Educational Use of Audio.'
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.
100 Book Projects and Activities you can have your students do to accompany the books they have read and to foster a love of reading. A list of ideas to get you started on having a fun year sharing about fiction and nonfiction books.
I have compiled together a bank of homework menus for texts that are often studied. This means in one purchase you will get homework menus for:
Romeo and Juliet
A Christmas Carol
The Boy in the Striped Pyjama's
Lord of the Flies
The Creative Writing homework menu
Each of these homework menu's has 25 separate homework tasks that can be completed to assist students with the understanding of the text, and they can each be easily adapted to be easily set cover work for classes.
Use these quotation cards to play a range of games to help students quickly learn quotations from the play in an engaging way. See preview for details.
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