$2.00 Multi-licenses $1.80

0 sold

Item description

Support the development of close reading skills with this worksheet composed of challenging questions designed to help high school students analyze Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth. With a focus on Act 5, scene 2, this resource saves teachers valuable time without sacrificing academic rigor. An answer key is provided. Materials are delivered as printable PDFs and Word Documents. By completing this exercise, students will:

  • Identify what the text states both explicitly and implicitly
  • Apply knowledge of literary devices such as hyperbole, simile, metaphor, and symbolism
  • Analyze Shakespeare’s language to determine how it contributes to Macbeth’s characterization
  • Isolate a factual statement about plot from a set of falsehoods
  • Define complex words and phrases in context
  • Determine the function of the scene
  • Explore character motivations and/or intentions
  • Explain the intended effect of figurative language, specifically as it relates to the current condition of Scotland
  • Articulate the reason for the Scottish thanes’ confidence
  • Cite textual evidence in support of claims and ideas
  • Write with clarity and precision