These notes are made available with the kind permission of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Level: Upper Intermediate +
Teachers’ notes focussing on different aspects of the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, including
- the personalities of the main characters:
- the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
- What is it to be a man?
Download the education pack
Link to trailer for discussion on Macduff’s nightmare: http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/macbeth/ (click the yellow trailer button)
The activities can be selected or adapted to suit a range of ability levels and interests. Focussing on particular elements of the play, instead of the play as a whole, is one way of introducing students to the language of Shakespeare.
For more resources from the RSC on Macbeth, visit http://www.rsc.org.uk/explore/macbeth/
Find the Royal Shakespeare Company at: http://www.rsc.org.uk/