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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Macbeth: Overview

Year 10 English : Language [VCELA] Literature [VCELT] Literacy [VCELY]

Source: Macbeth and the witches (Romney, 1785). From Act IV, Scene 1 of William Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Level 1 resource"The play is the shortest of Shakespeare’s tragedies.... It chronicles Macbeth’s seizing of power and subsequent destruction, both his rise and his fall the result of blind ambition." (Britannica, 2018)

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Resource Key

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities

Enduring Understandings
  • How language conveys meaning.
  • How the themes apply within a historical and modern context.
Essential Questions
  1. Shakespearean language,
  2. Views and values of the text,
  3. Themes of the text.

Macbeth | Overview: Study Guides

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Macbeth | Overview: Online resources

Level 2 resourceWeb sites

Macbeth | Overview: Easy Reads

Level 1 resourceTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Level 2 resource

Macbeth | Overview: Audio books

Level 1Audio booksDon't forget to use your OverDrive Sora app to download and listen to these audiobooks offline. See the Kerferd Library Sora help page for details. These Sora audio books can be reserved by teachers for book assignments.

Macbeth | Overview: Curriculum Alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumAustralian Curriculum AlignmentThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Australian and / or Victorian curriculum outcomes.

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