Goals: To use close-reading and syntax to decode difficult language; to analyze how unusual syntax and literary devices create layers of meaning in a text.
Opener: Describe what you think might be a major theme in Macbeth so far — try to remember everything we learned about theme last unit and use it to make sure your theme is universal and complex. Use details from the story and text to explain why you think this is a theme in the play, and why it is important.
Handouts in Class: none
Terms and Vocabulary: none
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. Openers for the week were collected.
2. We finished watching Act 2 of Macbeth; The version we are watching is the BBC version directed by Rupert Goold in 2010.
3. You worked on the Act 2 study guide in groups.