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Teaching Double, double, toil and trouble? The surprising truth about the real Macbeth

Double, double, toil and trouble? The surprising truth about the real Macbeth

Shakespeare cast the Scottish king as the ultimate villain, but you shouldn't believe everything you see on stage or screen.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: Shakespeare's Tragedies (Text 5)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Shakespeare's plays. Assign this text after students have read <i>Macbeth</i>. Encourage them to recall details from the play that either support or contradict the author’s claims.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20Shakespeare%27s%20Tragedies%20Lit%20Set%20Guide%20%281%29.pdf">Click here to download the Teaching Guide for this set</a>

Alex Woolf
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are the parallels between Shakespeare's Macbeth and the real life Macbeth?
STANDARDS:
RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.7 - Diverse Media, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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