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.
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.
This FREE PRODUCT by Bespoke ELA contains 145 questions for studying Shakespeare's play Macbeth. The questions are divided into the three different levels of questioning: recall, interpretation & analysis, and synthesis. These questions can serve a variety of uses for your Macbeth unit including: --Reading Checks & Quizzes --Discussion Stems --Essay Prompts With 145 questions in total, your students will be able to go into great depth with their study of Macbeth!
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This packet is designed to support the writing process for a Macbeth literary analysis essay. INCLUDED: Macbeth Topics & Themes List Brainstorm Guide Commentary Brainstorming Outline Form Sample Outline Sample Essay Rubric Task To write an essay analyzing how literary elements and techniques create thematic meaning in a text Objectives • To use the writing process in order to produce a publishable essay draft • To construct a logical argument supported by textual evidence.