Kind of Activity:
Explore the relationship between the play's protagonists
Common Core Standards:
Begin the activity with a discussion: Do the Macbeths have a good marriage? What does that question mean--does it mean that they love each other, or that they do good things while they are married? Do they support and encourage each other? How, or how not? Should they support and encourage each other, or not?
Split the students into pairs. They will be writing a dramatic dialogue between Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and a marriage counselor or therapist. What might a marriage counselor see as...
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