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These sites have summaries, study questions, and lesson plans for the tragedy “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare. Read the entire play online, take an online tour of the Glamis Castle, or watch a “Star Wars” version of the movie created by students. There are links to eThemes Resources on Shakespeare’s life and “Drama for Students.”
This lesson is designed to help students understand how Shakespeare's language dramatizes one such emotion: fear. Includes guiding questions, learning objectives, preparation instructions, lesson activities, and ideas for extending the lesson.
In this lesson students explore Macbeth's state of mind and the motives behind his increasing evil. Includes guiding questions, learning objectives, lesson activities, and ideas for extending the lesson.
This 16-page PDF teacher's guide explores ideas for discussing the plot, theme, characters, literary devices, language, dramatic interpretations, writing and discussion activities, relationship of characters, analysis, and extended learning activities.
These sites explore the theater and give ideas for including drama in the classroom. There is also information about the history of theater and the designs of theaters. Some sites list common terms used in the theater world. Also includes scripts for children, games, and lesson plans.
Learn about William Shakespeare, the places he lived, and the time period he lived in. Read the full text of some of his most popular works. Make a virtual visit to Anne Hathaway's cottage or Stratford-Upon-Avon. Try an interactive quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare, plus try to identify which words he invented. Visit an old Renaissance town and see what life was like in Shakespeare's time.