Enter a world filled with witches, prophecies, ambition and betrayal.
Fresh and practical, our resource includes assessment rubric and writing prompts to inspire student comprehension. Speculate the advantages and disadvantages to knowing the future in advance. Put the events from the play in the order that they happen as Macbeth contemplates killing the King. Students write their own scene in which Macduff confronts Macbeth directly with his suspicions about the murder of the king. Understand the meaning of key vocabulary words by using them in a sentence. Explain what is Macbeth's greatest worry, now that he is King. Students write an Epilogue where Hecate meets up with the Weird Sisters to discuss the events that ended the play. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
Macbeth is the classic tale of a husband and wife's ambition and their eventual downfall. On their way home from a battle, Macbeth and Banquo are told of their destiny by three witches. Banquo is told he will father a line of kings, while Macbeth is told he will be crowned King. After informing his wife of the witches' prophecy, Lady Macbeth helps to put events into motion that will put Macbeth on the throne. While trying to keep their fate intact, the pair are met with many challenges that all seem to hold true to the witches' prophecy. Macbeth is thrown into a series of murderous plots, while his wife's ambition pulls her over the edge. Murder, greed, and the supernatural propel the story forward to an exciting conclusion.
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