Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project

Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
Macbeth Unit Bundle: Introduction Materials, Analysis Activities, & Project
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Any Shakespeare Play can be daunting to teach. It is perfectly normal to ask yourself questions like - How do I make the content relevant and engaging? Is it possible to make Shakespeare approachable without sacrificing rigor? Thankfully, this comprehensive package, containing over 70 pages and slides, features many custom materials that will help make Macbeth relevant to students in an academically challenging way, simply by providing them with rigorous 21st century lessons - ones incorporating multimedia, the world wide web, modern day music selections, and more!

Products Included:

1. Introduction to Macbeth by Shakespeare: PPT, Guided Notes, and Language Activities

A. Lesson Plans

B. A detailed "Introduction to Macbeth" PPT Presentation
- Editable Format!
- Warm-up Prediction Activity based off Macbeth's motifs
- Historical Fun Facts and Notes
- Discussion Questions with Possible Answers Provided
- Background Information, Plot Overview, & Main Character Descriptions

C. Guided Notes for the PowerPoint Presentation (With Answer Key)

D. Shakespearean Language Activities
- 19 Elizabethan Words Taken Straight from the Play
- Warm-up Matching Activity (With Answer Key)
- "Write a Shakespearean Letter" Activity
- Student Samples

2. Macbeth Soliloquies: Reading Annotation and Analysis Activities

A.Copies of the soliloquies from Macbeth

B. Individual Annotation Directions to guide student reading

C. In-Depth Analysis Activities for each soliloquy that focus on:
*Vocabulary
*Figurative Language
*Symbols
*Allusions
*Characterization
*Compare & Contrast
*Irony
*Foreshadowing

D. Detailed Answer Keys!

3. Analyzing Macbeth Through Music: Engaging Annotation and Analysis Activities

A. Lyrics for 5 songs (1 for Each Act)
- “Roll Away Your Stone” by Mumford and Sons (Act 1)
- “Blame” by Bastille (Act 2)
- “Unwell” by Matchbox 20 (Act 3)
- “Rise Up” by Imagine Dragons (Act 4)
- “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay (Act 5)

B. Annotation Guide for Each Song

C. In-Depth Analysis Questions for Each Act
~Students must use the song and the play as evidence
~Questions focus on characterization, character development, main idea, conflict, plot development, etc.

D. Detailed Answer Keys!!

4. Modernize A Shakespeare Scene Movie Project: Works with ANY Shakespeare Play!

A. Project Description and Requirements

B. Group Member Responsibility Handout

C. Project Due Dates Timeline

D. Project Rubric

E. Presentation Feedback Forms (for students)


Together, these materials correspond with over 15 CCSS standards!! Check them out below:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 (analyze point of view and purpose and how it shapes a text)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 (Write informative/Explanatory texts)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6 (Acquire and accurately use domain-specific words)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 (read a text for explicit and implicit meanings)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 (determine main idea, theme, and summary of a text)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 (analyze character development)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4 (identify unknown words)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 (demonstrate understanding of figurative language)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 (analyze two mediums)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 (compare two texts to build knowledge)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.9 (draw knowledge from literary texts to support analysis)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3 (Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4 (Produce coherent writing appropriate to task, purpose, and audience)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 (Participate effectively in a range of collaborations)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4 (Present information, findings, and supporting evidence)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.5 (Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6 (Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks)

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