Whole lesson resource that explores the Prologue as either a starting point for the study of the play or as a revision task for GCSE students. Focuses on the relevant assessment objectives for GCSE English Literature and allows differentiation to take place in terms of the depth of analysis of the play. Also provides a sample assessment question and a modelled opening for how to respond.
A clear, but detailed, summary of Macbeth including key quotations (AO1) and terminology(AO2). Images allow weaker cohorts of students to fully engage and understand the play more effectively. A great starting point for discussion based activities (paired / group / class) for all Acts and scenes. The summary allows students to explore the structure of the play.
A sequence of English Language Paper 1 reading activities based around an extract from Of Mice and Men. The focus of the tasks will be to consider the portrayal of women in society, with tasks set to test AO1, AO2 and AO4 skills. The opportunity is provided for an extended task to be included to test writing skills, using the reading activities to influence content.
Students to use independently to help identify any gaps in knowledge (AO2 Terminology) Allows students to reflect on their knowledge of the play. Fill in the gaps over the course of the year.
Resource to be used as students explore the play - track across the play making thematic links. Includes all key terminology for structure, themes, ideas, motifs and useful vocabulary. Plus a talk into writing frame to enable students to discuss the Act / scene / event / moment being studied.