Activities

Macbeth (2011)
The activities in this free teachers' pack are inspired by the rehearsal room process and have been created around Michael Boyd's 2011 production of Macbeth.
They have been designed with KS3 and KS4 students in mind, but can be adapted for other ages.
Activities explore:
- Macbeth's ambition
- Malcolm, Banquo and Fleance
- Macduff and his family
- Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
- What is it to be a man?
Download teachers' pack (PDF 307KB) »

Using images
Use these photo galleries to compare three different RSC productions of Macbeth.
The 'How to...' document lists some topics these images can be used to explore and outlines suggested classroom activities.
The activities have been designed for KS3, KS4 and sixth-form students, but can be adapted for other ages.
How to use image galleries with your students (PDF 37KB) »
Production photo gallery (2011) »
Production photo gallery (2004) »
Production photo gallery (1976) »


There are many more activities on Macbeth, from introducing the play to more in-depth explorations of characters, relationships and themes, in the RSC Shakespeare Toolkit for Teachers.

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