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Macbeth Act 1 scene 7


Curipod generated lesson: "Macbeth Act 1 scene 7". #5-7

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1. Slide
60 seconds
L/o: to explore Macbeth´s state of mind and the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, how would you describe Macbeth's emotional state at the start of Act 1 Scene 7?
3. Slide
60 seconds
The scene opens with Macbeth and Banquo discussing the witches' predictions. Macbeth begins to contemplate whether or not he should take action to fulfill the prophecies. The scene ends with Macbeth's soliloquy, wherein he decides to take action and pursue the throne.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7
4. Slide
60 seconds
What has happened here? Is this what happens in Act 1, scene 7? What can we learn from this? So, what actually happens in Act 1, scene 7? Write your own 3-5 bullet point summary in your books.
Stop! Wait!
5. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think is Macbeth's primary motivation for murdering King Duncan in Act 1 Scene 7 of Macbeth?
  • Greed
  • Fear
  • Ambition
  • Revenge
6. Open question
300 seconds
What reasons does Macbeth give in his first soliloquy for not killing Duncan?
7. Open question
300 seconds
Write in your own words what Macbeth means when he says ¨We will proceed no further in this business.¨
8. Open question
300 seconds
Find a word in Act 1 scene 7 that means the same as gentle?
9. Slide
60 seconds
10. Slide
60 seconds
Find TWO examples of the way Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to go ahead with the plan to kill Duncan from ¨Was the hope drunk¨ to ¨Have done this.¨ 1) For each example, explain what she means in your own words 2) Zoom in to focus on a powerful word or short phrase that she uses and analyse the connotations of this 3) Explain what method she is using to persuade Macbeth and what it says about her as a character.
Lady Macbeth
11. Slide
60 seconds
Write in your own words the Macbeth´s plan to kill Duncan.
The evil plan....
12. Open question
300 seconds
What themes are introduced in Act 1 Scene 7 that are explored in the rest of the play?
13. Open question
180 seconds
How does Macbeth change during this scene?

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