Macbeth: Comprehensive Guide for IB
Language A: Literature, Part Two: Detailed Study
Sorcery, corruption, ambition and violence make Macbeth a dark yet fascinating choice for IB. Deconstruct Shakespeare’s intriguing influences, powerful characters and emotionally intense plot structure with comprehensive notes and analysis on all scenes and literary features. From pathetic fallacy to iambic pentameter – this guide has all you need to conjure up classroom success. Plus! Focused assessment practice helps ensure your students are fully equipped for the Part Two oral commentary!
Tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
Draw it all together
In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on areas such as: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
Put into practice
Sample assessment materials replicate the structure of the oral commentary so students know exactly what to expect. Guiding and probing questions cater for all abilities. Plus! Discussion questions for HL students.
An excellent resource, visually as well as textually stimulating. One of the best ZigZag resources I've seen in terms of the amount of detail. I won't need anything else to teach Macbeth. B Kemp, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer (of A Level adaptation)