Exploring Ambition in ‘Macbeth’

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Research the historical context of ‘Macbeth’ and its relevance to Shakespeare’s time.

Identify and summarize key scenes that illustrate the themes of ambition and power.

Analyze the motivations of key characters, focusing on Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Create a visual presentation (e.g., infographic, slideshow) that highlights your findings.

Prepare a short essay discussing the consequences of unchecked ambition in ‘Macbeth.’

Share your visual presentation and essay with the class, and engage in a group discussion.

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Exploring Ambition in 'Macbeth'

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand the themes of ambition and power in 'Macbeth.'

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can analyze character motivations and the consequences of unchecked ambition.

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