FREE!-- This chart contains key themes from the play Macbeth followed by space for students to list three quotations that support each theme. This is a fantastic activity for literature circle discussions as well as a pre-writing activity in preparation for a Macbeth theme essay.
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Both ambition and fate are major themes in Macbeth. Many characters such as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth displayed a sense of ambition throughout the play. The weird sisters were able to tell Macbeth what his fate is and the play mainly revolves around his fate which caused an ongoing issue of taking Duncan's place.
Thunder and lightening. Enter three witches. And so begins Macbeth, the Scottish play. See the 2011 Peabody winning performance, starring Patrick Stewart as the tyrannical general and Kate Fleetwood as his coldly scheming wife. Produced by Great Performances on PB>
Light from the top is used to give attention to a specific character. It is commonly used in scenes where only one character is required of only one character must have the focus. It gives an isolation mood. In this image it was used to give attention to a single character.
This is a comprehensive collection of 8 resources on Macbeth. The folder contains: 1. A set of questions/ test on the play – 5 pages 2. A multiple choice quiz – 25 questions 3. A quotation identification activity – 35 quotes 4. A study guide with questions on each Act – 12 pages 5. A work booklet with various activities – 26 pages 6. A set of notes on the themes in Macbeth 7. A PowerPoint Overview – 12 slides (good as an introduction) 8. A PowerPoint Summary – 24 slides.