Macbeth Fun Activities

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Theatrics

Prepare and perform this play, or a portion of it. Make sure everyone is involved in some way: speaking parts, arranging costumes, preparing sets, etc.

Witches' Prophecy

Have the students write craftily worded prophecies like those of the three witches. Have the students write things that have double meanings and present extra credit points to the best ones.

Apparitions

Have the students create works of art displaying the different apparitions seen by Macbeth, e.g., the dagger, Banquo's ghost, the armed head. Discuss the different approaches that are taken to display these things by the different class members.

Iambic Pentameter

Have the students write an epilogue for this play in iambic pentameter--just like all of Shakespeare's works.

Live Performance

Find a live performance of this play in a local theater or college. Have the students write about how the live production differed from what they had imagined...

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