Year 3

Dipping into Shakespeare

Lessons (4)

  • In this lesson we will meet a witch! We will look at lines in Act 1 Scene 1 of Macbeth. We will then explore how we might voice the witch's words in different ways and we will consider which way is the most effective. We will try moving and using gestures in different ways as we bring the character to life and start to ask questions about who (or what) she might be. This lesson includes some physical activity, please make sure your child is adequately supervised.
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  • In this lesson we are introduced to Macbeth and Banquo. We will explore the characters' thoughts and feelings and how they respond when they encounter the witches.
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  • In this lesson, we are introduced to Lady Macbeth. We will use a number of drama activities to explore her character and the impact she has on the play.
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  • In this lesson, we will find out whether Macbeth goes through with murder. We will use a range of drama activities to explore Macbeth's ever changing character and look at the consequences of his actions. This lesson includes some physical activity, please make sure your child is adequately supervised.
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