by William Shakespeare
Lesson plans and Teaching Resources
Among the teaching materials here, don't miss the plot summary video. It makes a great prereading activity.
Shakespeare for the Developmental Reader
Focuses on Macbeth, but adaptable for other plays as well.
Shakespeare: Active and Eclectic
Strategies and objectives for teaching a sequence of three plays: Macbeth , Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Measure for Measure .
: Fear and the "Dagger of the Mind"
Students analyze the language of the banquet scene to understand how Shakespeare dramatizes fear.
: Fear and the Motives of Evil
Students analyze the motives behind Macbeth's actions.
Excellent suggestions for experiencing the play, including activities, questions, themes, and character analysis.