Macbeth KS2 - teaching resource

Macbeth KS2 Teaching Resources

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KS2 English Teaching Resources: Macbeth 

This Year 5/6 unit of work is made up of 20 lessons, a 150 slide PowerPoint presentation and 29 worksheets. 

The resource is the perfect introduction to Macbeth for children at UKS2. All lessons follow a four part lesson structure (starter, introduction, development and plenary) and have been planned and designed to enhance and develop knowledge and understanding of the play. The PowerPoint slides contain a range of activities for children of different abilities including:

A brief outline of Shakespeare's life and times and the Elizabethan theatre

‘Understanding the plot’ activities

Learning the main features of a drama text (stage directions etc)

Analysing of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

Exploring the play’s themes (ambition, betrayal, evil, etc)

Understanding the play’s context – witches, witchcraft and the presentation of women

How to write about the play

Learning about Shakespeare’s language 

Dramatic devices - the use of tension and suspense in the play

Hot-seating tasks

Sequencing activities

Writing in role - empathy writing tasks including diaries and letters

To preview our Year 5/6 Macbeth teaching resource in more detail please click on the images from the PowerPoint presentation opposite.

To view our GCSE Macbeth resource click here

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