Teacher Guide

Macbeth Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to relate the artistic choices made in Macbeth to choices made by adapters (or by the students themselves as adapters) in other artistic forms or media.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to formulate complex arguments about Macbeth using both textual evidence and outside research to support their own ideas.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to interpret Shakespearean vocabulary in context and make use of new vocabulary in their own writing.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to analyze how Shakespeare's choices about character, structure, relationship...

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