Argument Essay for Macbeth that could easily be modified to encompass a rhetorical analysis. Includes overview, timeline, grading criteria, format, and process to help students think through their topic.
Extensive background on William Shakespeare. Pictures are from March 2013 in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, the actual birth home of Shakespeare. Notes are included on the slides so any English teacher can teach this information.
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Act I, scene i. Students work with the Weird Sisters and how they would stage the first scene of the play. Students are asked to identify a paradox and use that skill to compose their own examples. Finally, students are to rewrite the scene with
This resource is 2 in 1!! Now, you can introduce students to the playwright with pictures of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Nash House, and Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon as it stands today.
The latter half of the presentation