With immense thanks to Matt Lynch, whose original sets of images can be found on Lit Drive https://litdrive.org.uk/resources/macbeth-dual-coded-retrieval-practice-key-quotes-mly-2 and are things of beauty, I have made a video for my students to help with retention of key quotations. Please feel …
Macbeth : model response
Beginning with this passage from Act 3.2, explore the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth through the whole play. LADY MACBETH How now, my lord! why do you keep alone,Of sorriest fancies your companions making,Using those thoughts which should indeed …
On Macbeth: Link
I may be simply absurdly late to this party, but i found this today on twitter and can't recommend it enough. https://www.english.cam.ac.uk/research/daggerdrawn/2022/01/12/macbeth-in-terror-which-of-you-have-done-this-3-4-43-49-daggerdrawn-slowshakespeare/ I hope you find it useful. Read More "On Macbeth: Link"
Discussing the ‘fiend like Queen’ -Voice and ppt
A talk given this morning to a group of boys working on an essay about the 'fiend like queen'. We were preparing Macbeth for IGCSE Literature (Edexcel), though the ideas can apply to examinations quite easily. I try to focus …
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Macbeth coursework support
My support for students writing a coursework essay about Lady Macbeth for Edexcel IGCSE Literature. NOTE to students: this blog is in the public domain. If you cut and paste my writing it is plagiarism. Any teacher checking your work …
Lady Macbeth coursework idea
A powerpoint to support initial coursework thoughts for a class considering this question: How does Shakespeare present Lady Macbeth as a “fiend-like Queen”? Consider the context of creation, language, form and structure in your response. The idea is to support not …
Y10 Macbeth to 1:4 sheets
Please print and save your material from today's lesson - great work for 25 minutes. Keep this up! macbeth-in-act-1-sheet Read More "Y10 Macbeth to 1:4 sheets"
Macbeth – beginning to write using PEARL
As with the war lit post earlier today - I know there are many ways of doing this. My current group need some guidelines...: pearling-macbeth Read More "Macbeth – beginning to write using PEARL"
Out, damned Spot: Act 5.1
A short teaching presentation to help a discussion of the sleepwalking scene... I like discussing the links back to earlier scenes in her apparently mad ravings... LM spot Read More "Out, damned Spot: Act 5.1"
Act 4.3 A scene of Mirrors. Macbeth.
Act 4.3 is the longest scene in Macbeth and seems to abruptly halt the dramatic flow of the play. We have seen fast-paced murder and await revelation and retribution. It comes, but only after 150 lines of dialogue in which …