warm-up what does macbeth’s belief in ghosts say about his character? how would that make him look...
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Warm-upWhat does Macbeths belief in ghosts say about his character? How would that make him look to others?
StandardsELACC11-12W1: Write arguments to support claims, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. ELACC11-12SL5: Make strategic use of digital mediain presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest. ELACC11-12SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussionsbuilding on others ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. ELACC11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the textEssential QuestionHow does textual evidence influence our physical perceptions of a character?What does the structure of a scene have in common with the plot structure of an entire play??Act III, Scene 4The murderers tell Macbeth that they killed Banquo but failed to kill Fleance.Macbeth makes a toast to Banquo, at which point Macbeth sees Banquos ghost. Lady Macbeth attempts to calm Macbeth down, but he is already paranoid and planning the murder of Macduff. Macbeth decides to go see the Weird Sisters.Setting: Hall in the palaceAct III, Scene 5Hecate, the goddess of the lower world who represents the spirit of ancient witchcraft, calls the weird sisters to her to complain that her own part inMacbeth's downfall has been overlooked and that she now wishes personally to make his downfall complete. *The scene is unnecessary to understanding the play and was probably not written byShakespeare.Setting: a heathAct III, Scene 6Lennox tells a rebel lord that he is suspicious that Macbeth killed Duncan because he killed the guards. Macduffhas fled from Scotland to join forces withMalcolmin England. They have requested help from England's King Edward the Confessor. Setting: Duncans castleActivity ChoicesIllustrations/writingWhat does Banquos ghost look like? What does Macbeth do when the ghost appears?Provide textual support.TableauxPlot out the important pictures that would represent Act III, Scene 4. (Do this first on paper.)Try to pick out pictures representing exposition, climax, denouement.Turn in the paper for approval, then have pictures taken.
Exit SlipSummarize everything we have read so far in 5-7 sentences.HomeworkRead Act IV.
Act IV, Scene 1Macbeth revisits the witches.a floating head warns him to beware Macduff.a bloody child tells him he wont be defeateda crowned child holding a tree tells him that he is safe until Birnam Wood moves to Dunsinane Hill. a procession of eight crowned kings walks by, the last carrying a mirror. Banquos ghost walks at the end of the line. The witches perform a mad dance and then vanish before explaining the last vision.Setting: a cavern with a boiling cauldronAct IV, Scene 2Lady Macduff comforts and is comforted by her young son.Although warned by the Thane of Ross to escape before it is too late, Lady Macduff is encountered by Macbeth's henchmen, who brutally kill both her and her son.Setting: Fife. Macduffs castleAct IV, Scene 1Malcolm (Duncans son) tests the loyalty of Macduff.Malcolm makes Macduff angry at Macbeth.Ross tells Macduff that his family has been killed. Macduff joins the rebel army and also declares revenge against Macbeth.Englands king (Edward the Confessor) is helping Malcolm.Setting: England. In front of the Kings palace