Homework: Your Choice

For your homework this week, you have a choice of two tasks. This work is due by Thursday 8th December. Either: Continue learning Macbeth’s soliloquy from Act 2 that begins “Is this a dagger I see before me..”, ready to...

/ 2nd December 2016

Homework: Learning Macbeth’s soliloquy

Your homework this week is to learn the first 12 lines of Macbeth’s soliloquy off by heart and to practice performing them. Be ready to recite the lines to the class on Thursday 24th November. The lines are copied below:...

/ 18th November 2016

Homework: Macbeth Research Project

Do some independent research on Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. Your research can be on: – the historical context (what was happening at the time Shakespeare wrote the play and the real events that may have influenced him) – one of the...

/ 4th November 2016

Homework: Rewrite Macbeth’s speech

Re-write Macbeth’s aside at the end of Act 1, Scene 4 that we read in class (original text below), using modern English. Upload your writing to your blog. The Prince of Cumberland: that is a step On which I must...

/ 6th October 2016

Homework: Find a book / Book review

This week’s homework is all about reading. First, find yourself a book to read – it can be fiction, non-fiction, a graphic novel, as long as it is something you are interested in. If you are already reading a book,...

/ 22nd September 2016