Goals: To understand the details of and assess the importance of the conflicts that Macbeth faces in Act 1
Opener: Philosophy Phriday! What is the meaning of ‘evil’? Do you believe there is a difference between evil and extreme cruelty? Think back to what the beast says to Simon in Lord of the Flies -- do you believe this is true in real life? Why or why not?
Handouts in Class: Macbeth study guide (the whole thing)
Terms and Vocabulary: none
Work Assigned and Collected:
a. We finished discussing Act 1.3-1.4
1. Please read the summaries, the Sparknotes (there’s a link on my website), AND the study guide for Acts 1.5-1.6.
2. Please read Acts 1.5-1.6 and answer the study guide questions over the weekend.