Archive | May, 2012

Other useful Macbeth links

24 May

Want more Macbeth stuff? Well, here goes…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/dramamacbeth/

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth

Some challenging stuff from the Royal Shakespeare company http://www.rsc.org.uk/explore/macbeth/

A clip about the character of Lady Macbeth http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/macbeth-lady-macbeth-in-context/3041.html

Some AMAZING clips exploring the characters and their relationship – well worth spending time looking through… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dtvpl/features/macbeth

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Macbeth assessment: what’s it all about?

24 May

Hello year 10,

The following bits and bobs are to help you prepare for your forthcoming Macbeth assessment which will take place in two halves: 1 hour during exam week (the week beginning the 6th June) and one hour in our Tuesday morning double lesson the following week.

Mrs Sapsford will be running a Macbeth clinic in E6 on Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6ish this coming week (week beginning 28th May). Bring along your notes if you want some help with planning.

Useful things that you may need:

Lost your planning sheet?

Need another paragraph plan?

Want to see the mark scheme?

Need a refresher of the storyline? Check out the clips below…
Animated tales (in 3 parts so follow the link at the end of each section) – uses Shakespeare’s language and has subtitles: how useful.

Still haven’t got it? Here’s a quick summary of the whole thing…