Teaching Shakespeare - Forsooth

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  • I suggest the word "done." ------Original Message------ Some other words I have had my students trace as they read Macbeth  are Hands, Sleep, and Night - hope that helps some! ------------------------------ Annie Smith ------------------------------

  • I really like the idea of tracing a word. That would work really well with this play. I was thinking that the idea of "fair is foul and foul is fair" might be good to add to the prompt--the idea that something that seems one way could actually be its opposite. There are ...

  • Some other words I have had my students trace as they read Macbeth  are Hands, Sleep, and Night - hope that helps some! ------------------------------ Annie Smith ------------------------------

  • YyThe word "nature" might be a good one. I saw an outdoor production in Rhode Island years ago, and as most of the actors were local to New England, the Boston accent rang clear on this word- I still remember noticing how often it's used, especially when sounded "'Gainst ...

  • Trace a word through the entire play. Identify how the meaning of a specific word is shaped by the situation in which it is used and the character who used it. Explain how the word is used in each passage you select. For example: How is the meaning of ...

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