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Macbeth Act 1

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Updated 5 months ago

1. Slide
60 seconds
The three witches prophesize that Macbeth will become King of Scotland. Macbeth and Banquo meet the witches, and Macbeth is made Thane of Cawdor. Lady Macbeth's ambition encourages Macbeth to murder King Duncan.
Macbeth Act 1: The Plot Begins
2. Slide
60 seconds
Tragic Hero: A protagonist in a tragedy who is typically of noble birth and has a fatal flaw that leads to their downfall. Ambition: A strong desire or determination to achieve a goal or succeed. Supernatural: Relating to, or being above or beyond what is natural; unexplainable by natural law.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Macbeth was written in 1606 by William Shakespeare and is one of his shortest tragedies. The play was written with the intention of being performed at the Globe Theatre in London. The first meeting between Macbeth and the three witches is the only scene in the play that Shakespeare did not write.
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4. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, how does Macbeth feel after hearing the witches' prophecies?
5. Poll
60 seconds
In Macbeth Act 1, which character do you think is the most intriguing?
  • Macbeth
  • Banquo
  • Lady Macbeth
  • The Three Witches
6. Open question
300 seconds
What themes and motifs do you notice in Macbeth Act I?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What is the significance of the witches’ prophecies in Macbeth Act I?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How does Macbeth's character change throughout Act 1?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a dinosaur holding an umbrella, waiting for the rain to stop

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