Designing a Modern Setting for ‘Macbeth’

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Research modern settings that could parallel the world of ‘Macbeth.’

Design a new setting that reflects modern-day parallels to the themes of ambition and power.

Create visual representations of your modern setting (e.g., sketches, digital art).

Develop a short video or slideshow that showcases your modern adaptation.

Write a brief explanation of how your setting and design choices reflect the original themes and characters.

Share your modern adaptation presentation and explanation with the class.

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Designing a Modern Setting for 'Macbeth'

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Reimagine 'Macbeth' in a modern setting, exploring how themes and characters adapt to contemporary contexts.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can creatively translate the play's themes and characters into a modern context.

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